Mecklenburg Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 2:57 AM EDT on April 23, 2014

...Increased fire danger from 9 am EDT this morning through this evening...

Gusty northwest winds will develop across the region this morning and continue through much of the day. In addition...relative humidity values are forecast to fall into the lower to middle 20s. The combination of gusty winds and low humidity will increase the threat of rapidly spreading wildfires today.

Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether you can burn today. If you do burn...use extreme caution since fires can quickly get out of hand under these conditions.