Increased Fire Danger Saturday

Fire Alert

Increased Fire Danger Saturday

(NWS)–Westerly winds between 15 and 25 mph, with gusts between 30 and 40 mph, are expected from mid to late-morning through afternoon Saturday. Additionally, minimum relative humidity values will decrease to between 20 and 25 percent, with some 15 to 20 percent values possible over the southern NC Piedmont and Sandhills. Increased fire danger will result in Wayne and surrounding counties.

Outdoor burning is discouraged. Residents should refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether you can burn. If you do, you are advised to use extreme caution.