Fire Danger

by Feb 18, 2016NWS Alerts, Weather Blog

Fire Fire Fire!! Its going to be one of those days. If you’re Hauling a load, be sure your chains are secured to the trailer and all your equipment is functioning properly, one little spark will ignite a roadside fire. All you smokers out there Don’t be throwing your butts out the window, it won’t take much direct heat to light a fire for as dry it will be today. Please be aware of your surroundings and be cautious of all the equipment and heat related items you may work with.

Via: NOAA NWS Storm Prediction Center

Widespread critical to extremely critical fire-weather conditions are forecast across portions of the central and south-central United States today. Very strong winds and dry conditions will substantially enhance the potential for the spread of wildfires in these areas. The potential for dangerously rapid fire spread will exist. Please see the latest Fire Weather Outlooks for additional information athttps://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/fire_wx/overview.html. Check out tips to prepare for wildfires at https://www.ready.gov/wildfires.

 

 

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