Issue Date: 305 AM EDT Sat May 15 2021
...HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING
FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA DUE TO LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES IN COMBINATION WITH DRY FUELS...
Relative Humidities of 25 percent or less can be expected for
4 or more hours this afternoon into the evening. Winds will be
from the Northeast/East at 4 to 8 MPH.
With dry fuels, high fire danger conditions can be expected.
Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities
whether you may burn outdoors. If you do burn outside,
use extreme caution.
As of May 1, an open burning ban will be in effect through
September 30 for 54 Georgia counties. Please refer to the Georgia
EPD press release issued April 22 for more information.