Athens County elevated risk of wildfires this afternoon and early evening, Wednesday, 03/10/2021.
The combination of low relative humidity, above normal temperatures, and gusty winds will create an elevated risk for wildfires this afternoon and evening.
Open burning of any type is considered extremely dangerous at this time. Be 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.