The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a “Red Flag Warning” for areas along and south of Interstate 20. This goes into effect today from noon until 7 p.m.

When a “Red Flag Warning” is issued, that means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly.”

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The concern is northwest winds from 10 to 20 miles per hour with gusts up to 30 mph. Plus the relative humidity is as low as 20 to 25 percent.

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According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, the “combination of a dry air mass and windy conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions. Currently, outdoor burning is not recommended.

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