A Red Flad Warning is in effect for all of south central Indiana and central Kentucky. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are imminent. A combination of wind, low relative humidity, and dry vegetation will create explosive fire growth potential. Red Flag Warnings are issued by the National Weather Service when fire weather conditions include:
Relative Humidity <= to 25 percent
Fuel Moisture <= to 8 percent
Winds >= to 15 mph
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma is also
forecasting critical fire weather conditions across southern Indiana and Central Kenucky
this afternoon. Click here to see their outlook for the region.
Due to the dry conditions, burn bans are in effect for numerous counties in southern Indiana and central Kentucky.
Below is a map of counties in our area with burn bans in effect.
For statewide burn ban information, see the following links: