Today's wildfire danger in the forest is Moderate.
The most unstable air is over the northeastern boreal today with a risk of strong winds and hail developing later this afternoon.
Fort Chipewyan - today's high 24 C, possible rain and thunder showers, winds SE15G30.
Fort McMurray - today's high 24 C, possible rain and thunder showers, winds SE20.
WILDFIRE SITUATION June 8, 2018
There are currently 19 wildfires in the Forest Protection Area of Alberta. 2 are being held, 12 are under control and 5 have been turned over to the responsible parties.
Make sure it's out! A campfire left smoldering can cause a wildfire. Never leave your campfire unattended and make sure it's out. Soak it with water, stir up the ashes and soak it again. A campfire is out when the ashes are cool to the touch.
OHV safety tips can be found here.
If you spot a wildfire, call 310-FIRE!
For more information:
Outside the Urban Service Area contact: Agriculture and Forestry at 780-743-7125
Lynn Daina, Wildfire Information Officer 780-743-7265