Red Flag Warning Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Allen, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, White and Whitley Counties.
RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/ TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ TUESDAY.
The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from noon EDT /11 AM CDT/ to 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ Tuesday for strong winds...low relative humidity and dry fine fuels.
*WIND...Southwest 15 to 25 with gusts to 30 mph Tuesday.
*HUMIDITY...20 to 30 percent.
*IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Instructions: Outdoor burning is not recommended. 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.