SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT: Elevated fire danger in Southeast Ohio 3/8/2021, any open burning extremely dangerous!

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT: The wildfire danger is high today Monday, 3/8/201 for Southeast Ohio. Very dry conditions, along with occasional gusty winds are expected this afternoon.

Open burning of any type is considered extremely dangerous at this time. Be very careful of heat and sparks while operating any equipment and avoid smoking in wildland areas.

Ohio State Law prohibits burning in the spring from 6 AM to 6 PM March 1st through May 31st.