I was wondering about the lack of monsoons this year.

We’ll go back under restrictions without more rain.

Decision will be made on Monday.

PRESCOTT, AZ, August 7, 2020 – With minimal monsoon moisture received this year, Fire Managers on the Prescott NF plan to implement Stage I Fire Restrictions. Campfire, smoking, and shooting restrictions will likely go into effect on the Prescott National Forest next week; August 12-14. Fire Managers have determined that key criteria will be reached or near enough to warrant taking these restrictive actions. These include lack of moisture this time of year, escalating fire weather conditions, the potential commitment of firefighting resources across the region/nation, and increased forest visitor use.

The public and Forest visitors should anticipate a decision on Monday at such time, more information will be provided. Your firefighters appreciate your cooperation and vigilance toward the threat of unwanted wildfires.

Read the entire article at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/