Published: 06/30/22 @ 1:45 PM – Updated: 06/30/22 @ 1:45 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.
Southwest winds will increase to 10 to 20 mph with some gusts to 25 mph this afternoon. This, combined with a rapid drop in humidity values into the 25 to 30 percent range in many areas will aid in rapid drying of fine fuels.
Instructions: Make sure you are following any 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 if control of the fire is lost.