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Columbiana County Emergency Mgmt.
Wednesday April 7th, 2010 :: 12:21 p.m. EDT

Advisory

ENHANCED FIRE DANGER THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON DUE TO NEAR RECORD WARMTH, LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1029 AM EDT WED APR 7 2010

...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT FOR EAST CENTRAL OHIO THIS AFTERNOON...

HERE IS A FIRE DANGER STATEMENT ISSUED IN COORDINATION WITH THE OHIO DIVISION OF FORESTRY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS ADVISING THAT NEAR RECORD WARMTH COMBINED WITH ABUNDANT SUNSHINE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS...WILL ENHANCE FIRE DANGER THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

THEREFORE OPEN BURNING OF ANY TYPE IS CONSIDERED VERY HAZARDOUS AT THIS TIME. ACCIDENTAL ESCAPED DEBRIS BURNS ARE THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF WILDFIRES. ALSO...BE CAREFUL WITH HEAT AND SPARKS WHILE OPERATING ANY EQUIPMENT...OR SMOKING IN WILDLAND AREAS.

DURING THE MONTHS OF APRIL AND MAY...OHIO STATE LAW PROHIBITS OPEN AIR BURNING BETWEEN 6 AM AND 6 PM.

Address/Location
Columbiana County Emergency Mgmt.
215 South Market Street
Lisbon, OH 44432

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 330-424-9725

Darren Dodson
Columbiana Co EMA
330-424-9725

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