Fire Danger Increasing This Weekend

A combination of breezy conditions and low humidity could lead to wildfires getting out of control this weekend.  The National Weather Service says extra caution is advised with any open burning.

Wildfire Danger Extends Through Friday

With no rain forecast, the threat of wildfires will continue across Mississippi through Friday.  The National Weather Service has expanded its Level-1 "limited" threat to cover the entire local area.   Low humidity and gusty winds will combine with the continued drought to create favorable... Read More.


Wildfire Danger Increasing In Mississippi

The National Weather Service has raised the wildfire danger in Mississippi a level, now calling it an "elevated threat".  It says open burning is being discouraged through Friday because dry and warmer conditions and gusty winds could lead to fires getting out of control.