Red Flag Warning This Afternoon

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR MOST OF
EASTERN KENTUCKY...


The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM EST this
evening.
* WIND...Southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph, with gusts of 30 to 35
  mph are expected this afternoon.

* HUMIDITY...Relative humidities will bottom out between 20 and 25
  percent this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.