All: The hot, dry conditions across much of Alaska have prompted Red Flag warnings and local government burn bans in many locations. This week, the National Park Service followed the lead of its state and local agency neighbors and instituted an open fire burn ban in Wrangell-St. Elias, Katmai, Aniakchak and the Alagnak River units. Details on the closures are included in the links below.

Have a great weekend -- and be careful out there!