(KFVS) - The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning on Friday, Oct. 14 for 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
According to the NWS, a red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are occurring now or will shortly. This is a combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and dry vegetation which could cause a fire to spread easily.
The NWS says any fire that develops will likely spread rapidly and outdoor burning is not recommended.
Counties under the warning include:
- Cape Girardeau
- New Madrid
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