Elevated Fire DangerAccording to Clyde Avery, the Marshall County Emergency Management Director said, the National Weather Service Hazardous Weather Outlook advises of the increased risk for “Elevated Fire Danger” for today through Tuesday afternoon.

Southwesterly winds of 10 to 15 miles per hour, with higher gusts are possible, combined with afternoon relative humidity values dropping into the 15-25 % range will result in an elevated fired danger for burning activities.

Residents should be reminded that there is an increased risk for grass, brush and field fires to spread out of control and burning is not recommended.