Gusty wind, low relative humidities, warm temperatures, and dry fuels will all combine to produce high fire danger this afternoon and early evening. Red Flag Warning goes into effect at Noon and lasts until 8pm. Please, no outdoor burning or use of flammable materials. Head to the "Weather" Tab for more information on the forecast.
The Pike National Forest will reopen on Friday. The U.S. Forest Service says most unburned areas of the forest will be open to hiking, biking, picnicking, and travel. All camping sites in unburned areas will be also be open for use, unless they are specifically labeled closed or restricted. Fee area campgrounds will be available on a first-come, first served basis. All open burning is still banned, as it has been since May.