Weather Service warns of enhanced fire danger this afternoon!

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August 22nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE- DALLAS-POLK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS- TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-

346 AM CDT WED AUG 22 2012

WARM TEMPERATURES…STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 30 PERCENT OR BELOW WILL COMBINE AND LEAD TO AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON. FIRES MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY…WITH AN INCREASED RISK FOR BURNING OUT OF CONTROL. REFRAIN FROM BURNING…AND USE EXTREME CAUTION IF BURNING TODAY. BURN BANS ARE ALREADY IN PLACE FOR MANY COUNTIES IN THE KJAN LISTENING AREA.