Map showing the approximate location of the Basin Fire at 3:06 a.m. MDT, May 10, 2020.A lightning-caused wildfire has burned approximately 10,000 acres in northwest Arizona 17 miles north of the Grand Canyon, 17 miles southeast of Mesquite, Nevada. It was reported in Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument at 2 p.m.
Sunday after the passage of thunderstorms.The area has been under a Red Flag Warning since Sunday morning — for dry lightning on Sunday and low relative humidity and gusty winds on Monday. The dry, windy conditions will lead to another Red Flag Warning on Tuesday. Basin Fire, May 10, 2020. BLM Photo. Red Flag Warnings in effect May 11, 2020. NWS. Red Flag Warnings in effect in Alaska, May 11, 2020. NWS.
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Author: Bill Gabbert
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