...HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
FOR MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA DUE TO LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS...
Relative Humidities of 25 percent or less and southwest winds of
10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph can be expected for 4 or more
hours this afternoon and early this evening mainly over areas
east of a Carrollton to Chatsworth line.
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
As of May 1, an open burning ban is in effect through September
30 for 54 Georgia counties. Please refer to the Georgia EPD press
release issued April 22 for more information.