kdka-sm kdka-am-sm fan-sm pittsburgh-cw-logo

Local

Pittsburgh Under Fire Warning

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Although many people might be happy to see winter snow and slush go away, the dry weather brings about a new problem: fire.

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning until 9 p.m. due to wind and “low relative humidity for fire weather zones.”

Our region is also expected to get winds between 15 and 20 miles per hour – with additional gusts of up to 30 miles per hour.

The NWS cautions that if any fired occur, they could spread rapidly.

Additionally, officials warn against burning outside.

RELATED LINKS
More Local News
Check Local Weather

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,125 other followers