The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning and Wind Advisory for the Regional Radio listening area for Saturday.
The Weather Service says that from 10 this morning thru 8 o'clock tonight, a combination of gusty winds and low humidity will allow any fires that develop, to spread rapidly. They add the threat is greatest in rural areas where harvest continues. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
South winds will gust from 45 to 50 miles an hour during the afternoon north of a Taylorville to Danville line, and from 35 to 45 miles an hour south of there.
Humidity this afternoon will be as low as 20 to 25 percent.
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