Warning issued for increased fire danger for Monday


The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a warning about the potential for wildfires on Monday.

Low humidity and dry conditions will increase the danger for grass and wild fires throughout much of central and south Mississippi.

In a graphic released on its Facebook page, the NWS offered the following tips for preventing wildfires:

  • Don’t let chains drag on roadways
  • Don’t dispose of cigarettes on the ground.
  • Opening burning is discouraged throughout much of the state.


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