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Coldwater Fire

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Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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Possibility of heavy smoke and fog on State Route 87

Coldwater Fire Wildfire
News – 6/10/2019

Possibility of heavy smoke and fog on State Route 87

Motorists traveling on State Route 87 should be prepared for dense smoke with low visibility between mileposts 283 and 293. Increased moisture may combine with smoke Tuesday morning, which could produce dense fog along Route 87. Lake Mary Road (FH 3) could experience heavy smoke impacts from Route 87 north to Happy Jack Lodge. If fog develops, visibility could drop to zero feet. Fog should dissipate between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.

As the fire moves closer to the Mogollon Rim, the potential for smoke to drain into Payson and Pine will increase. Smoke conditions should improve by late morning as SW winds develop over the fire, pushing smoke toward the NE. Smoke moving toward the NE could impact areas along I40, including Winslow and Holbrook.