Community Anouncement

URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Wilmington OH

1154 AM EDT Wed Apr 11 2018

 

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1154 AM EDT Wed Apr 11 2018

 

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

EARLY THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR

PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY AND SOUTH-CENTRAL OHIO…

 

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Fire

Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in

effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening.

 

* AFFECTED AREA…Fire Weather Zone 073 Ross…Fire Weather Zone

074 Hocking…Fire Weather Zone 082 Pike…Fire Weather Zone

088 Scioto and Fire Weather Zone 100 Lewis.

 

* WINDS…Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

 

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY…As low as 25 percent.

 

* IMPACTS…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

Outdoor burning is not recommended.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

 

Reschedule any planned burning, if possible. Conditions will be

favorable for rapid fire growth.