Weather Alerts for Canton,Cherokee Co

Issued by the National Weather Service

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
CANTON,CHEROKEE CO

Areas Affected:
Baldwin - Banks - Barrow - Bartow - Bibb - Bleckley - Butts - Carroll - Catoosa - Chattahoochee - Chattooga - Cherokee - Clarke - Clayton - Cobb - Coweta - Crawford - Crisp - Dade - Dawson - De Kalb - Dodge - Dooly - Douglas - Emanuel - Fannin - Fayette - Floyd - Forsyth - Gilmer - Glascock - Gordon - Greene - Gwinnett - Hall - Hancock - Haralson - Harris - Heard - Henry - Houston - Jackson - Jasper - Jefferson - Johnson - Jones - Lamar - Laurens - Lumpkin - Macon - Madison - Marion - Meriwether - Monroe - Montgomery - Morgan - Murray - Muscogee - Newton - North Fulton - Oconee - Oglethorpe - Paulding - Peach - Pickens - Pike - Polk - Pulaski - Putnam - Rockdale - Schley - South Fulton - Spalding - Stewart - Sumter - Talbot - Taliaferro - Taylor - Telfair - Toombs - Towns - Treutlen - Troup - Twiggs - Union - Upson - Walker - Walton - Warren - Washington - Webster - Wheeler - White - Whitfield - Wilcox - Wilkes - Wilkinson
Effective: Thu, 4/19 3:37am Updated: Thu, 4/19 11:37am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 4/19 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING
FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA DUE TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS.
While relative humidities of 25 percent or less are not expected
for 4 or more hours this afternoon, they may drop into the mid 20s
for a brief period of time.
Sustained winds of 15 to 20 MPH can be expected along with gusts
of 23 to 28 MPH.
With dry fuels, high fire danger conditions can be expected.
Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities
concerning whether your may burn outdoors.  If you do burn
outside, use extreme caution.