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A Red Flag warning, indicating critical fire weather conditions, has been issued for all of northern Arizona from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday due to high winds and low relative humidity. 

A High Wind Warning and a Wind Advisory will also combine to cover all of Northern Arizona for the same time period on Monday.

Winds are expected to gust up to 44 mph in Flagstaff on Monday and relative humidity is expected to dip to 14 percent. Flagstaff will see a high of 62 degrees, but just 52 degrees on Tuesday.  Skies will remain clear until late Thursday into early Friday, when a chance of rain and snow showers will develop. 

Following is the detailed National Weather Service forecast for Flagstaff through next Sunday: 

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 26 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 51. West southwest wind 13 to 21 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

Tuesday Night

Clear, with a low around 21. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 61.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

Thursday

A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.

Thursday Night

A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday

A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday Night

A 10 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

Saturday

Sunny, with a high near 63.

Saturday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

Sunday

Sunny, with a high near 66.

Emery Cowan can be reached at (928) 556-2250 or ecowan@azdailysun.com

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Environment, Health and Science Reporter

Emery Cowan writes about science, health and the environment for the Arizona Daily Sun, covering everything from forest restoration to endangered species recovery efforts.

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