..ELEVATED RISK OF WILDFIRE SPREAD THIS AFTERNOON..
Continued dry conditions weather will couple with windy
conditions this afternoon to create an elevated risk of wildfire
spread across all of Western Pennsylvania. Minimum relative
humidities will range between 25 and 35 percent accompanied by
wind gusts between 15 to 25 mph.
Residents are urged to exercise caution if handling any potential
ignition sources, such as machinery, cigarettes, or matches.
If dry grasses, shrubbery, or tree litter begin to burn, the fire
will have the potential to spread rapidly.
For more information about wildfire danger and wildfire
prevention and education, please visit the Pennsylvania Department
of Conservation and Natural Resources website at