The ongoing drought in the West means more water is being drawn from underground, some say at an alarming rate.
High Winds Prompt Red Flag Warning For Parts Of Arizona
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for parts of central and southern
Meteorologist Valerie Myers says wind busts up to 35 miles an hour combined with very low humidity mean the potential for a wildfire is very high.
“With the warmer and drier wind coming down off the higher terrain areas, we don’t have a lot of moisture to work with out there so the humidity levels have dropped considerably, down you know into the single digits,” Myers said.
She says the Red Flag warning is in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., in an area from northern