Serving Fulton, Cass, Pulaski, Marshall, Miami, Wabash, and Kosciusko Counties in Indiana!

Published: 10/13/2020 @ 4:32 PM – Updated: 10/13/2020 @ 4:32 PM

 

Special Weather Statement Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White, and Whitley Counties.

 

Elevated Fire Danger This Afternoon.
There is an increased risk for grass, field, brush and ditch fires as well as unmonitored campfires to spread out of control this afternoon. Burning is not recommended. The elevated fire danger will likely exist Wednesday afternoon as well. Despite at least some rainfall over the past 24 hours, many areas remain very dry. Low relative humidity values and southwesterly winds of 10 to 20 mph with gusts of 25 to 30 mph are expected this afternoon and again Wednesday afternoon. The greatest fire danger will likely reside along and west of Interstate 69. Make sure you are following local laws that may be in place regarding burning in your location. If you must burn, ensure that the fire is constantly monitored and several options are available to quickly extinguish the fire. Contact your local fire department with any questions and is control of the fire is lost.