Increased Fire Danger in Southeast Ohio Tue, 4/18/23 including Athens Co, Ohio state law prohibits burning from 6 AM to 6 PM

Increased fire danger threat Tuesday, April 18, 2023, for southeast Ohio including Athens County.

Very dry conditions are expected on Tuesday along with strong winds. Be very careful of heat and sparks while operating equipment, dispose of cigarettes properly, and follow local burn laws. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Ohio state law prohibits burning during the months of March, April, May, October and November from 6 AM to 6 PM.