Hazardous Weather Outlook

The National Weather Service in Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina has issued a hazardous weather outlook for northeast Georgia, including Rabun County.  The relative humidity is expected to drop to 25 percent or less for 4 or more hours this afternoon into the evening. Winds will be out of the southwest around 5-10mph this afternoon, with occasional low-end gusts possible. With dry fuels, there will be increased fire danger from noon through 7pm Wednesday evening.  Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether you can burn today. If you do burn, use extreme caution since fires can quickly get out of hand under these conditions.