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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A Red Flag Warning has been issued by the Nation Weather Service for Kaibab and Coconino National Forests Sunday from noon until 8 p.m.

Authorities are advising that visitors to Kaibab and Coconino National Forests do not light campfires of any kind during this period of time.

Red Flag Warnings are issued when strong winds and low relative humidity are forecast. These conditions increase the danger of potential fires.

For more weather information, including the list of warnings issued by the National Weather Service, visit www.wrh.noaa.gov/fgz/.

Tucson News Now First Alert Meteorologist Dan Bronis has the latest local weather forecasts for your area on our website. Just got to the weather tab or click here: http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/weather.

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