Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Schuylkill County Issued Red Flag Warning for Wednesday

Due to dry conditions, Schuylkill County has been issued a Red Flag Warning.
The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 9 PM this evening.

With winds expected from 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph,  humidity as low as 25 to 30 percent, and temperatures in the upper 70s to lower 80s, the potential exists for rapid development and  spread of wild fires outdoor burning is not recommended.

Also for smokers, cigarette butts should be disposed from properly.  A single cigarette butt in some dry grass could ignite quickly.