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Vinton County
Thursday April 12th, 2018 :: 03:48 p.m. EDT

Alert

Red Flag Warning until 08:00PM

...Dry conditions over much of the area today... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 011, 013, 014, 015, 016, 017, 018, 019, 020, 024, 025, 026, 027, 028, 029, 030, 031, 032, 033, 034, 039, 040, 101, 102, 103, 105, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 521, 522, 523, 524, 525, AND 526... The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* WIND...15 to 25 MPH with gusts up to 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...From 20 to 25 percent.

* THUNDERSTORMS...None.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATHENS ... MEIGS ... VINTON

Instructions:

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

Address/Location
Vinton County
100 E Main St
McArthur, OH 45651

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 740-596-4571

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Red Flag Warning

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