...Strong winds and heightened wildfire risk today...
Southeast winds will increase rapidly through the morning hours...and peak in intensity by this afternoon. Sustained winds by early this afternoon will peak between 20 and 30 mph with occasional gusts to 40 mph.
Strong winds...low relative humidity values...and dry fuels will lead to very high fire danger this afternoon. People are urged to exercise extreme care with respect to outdoor activities that may cause grass fires. Avoid equipment that can cause Sparks near dry grass or brush. Do not toss cigarettes on the ground. Report new fires quickly to the nearest Fire Department or law enforcement office.