Fire Weather Warning Today, Rain By Sunday Night

January 31, 2009


A fire weather warning remains in effect for your Saturday…meaning no outdoor burning.

The National Weather Service office in Mobile has issued a Fire Weather Warning for Saturday afternoon. Today’s humidity look to range from 25 to 30 percent for the afternoon. That low humidity will creative explosive fire growth potential.

Today’s high is forecast to be 62 under sunny skies. Tonight will be clear and cold, with a low dipping to the upper 20’s. Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high of 62.

A 50 percent chance of rain creeps into the forecast by Sunday night and Monday with a low of 45 and a high of 58.

Tuesday and Wednesday will be colder, with highs of 50 and lows of 25.

Pictured above: A firefighter from the Walnut Hill station of Escambia Fire-Rescue works to contain a brush fire Friday afternoon on Arthur Brown Road just west of Pine Forest Road Friday afternoon. The fire was the result of an over 100 acre control burn conducted in the area earlier in the day. The fire had burned beyond its intended boundaries. photo, click to enlarge.


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