cloudy
Tuesday May 26th, 2015 9:50AM

Increased fire danger this afternoon...

By The Associated Press
National Weather Service issues this FIRE DANGER STATEMENT...

MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS MOST OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON. SEVERAL WEEKS OF
DRY WEATHER HAS RESULTED IN LOW FUEL MOISTURE,AND FIRE DANGER
WILL BE ELEVATED THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL BURN PERMITTING AUTHORITIES ON WHETHER
YOU CAN BURN ON SUNDAY. IF YOU DO BURN,USE EXTREME CAUTION
SINCE FIRES CAN QUICKLY GET OUT OF HAND UNDER THESE CONDITIONS.

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