fire weather watchThe National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement regarding an elevated risk for Fire Danger Wednesday.

THREAT:  Relative humidity values will drop to 30 -35 percent this afternoon and south winds may gust as high as 30 mph.  The combination of these conditions will lead to an elevated fire danger this afternoon.

IMPACT:  Increased risk for grass, field, brush, and ditch fires that may spread out of control.

PREPAREDNESS ACTION:  Open burning is NOT recommended.