Burning Ban

Just a friendly reminder that we are under a Burning Ban through the DEC and today there is a Red Flag alert from the National Weather Service.

Weather for Sullivan Co…. …RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN TIER AND SULLIVAN COUNTY NEW YORK… The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a Red Flag Warning for a combination of gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 11 PM EDT this evening. * Affected Area…Steuben Schuyler Chemung Tioga Broome and Sullivan Counties in New York. * Timing…Late this morning through this evening. * Winds…West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Relative Humidity…Falling to 25 to 30 percent this afternoon. * Temperatures…In the upper 40s to mid 50s. * Impacts…Critical fire weather conditions likely. Increased risk for rapid wildfire growth and spread.