Fire Weather Watch In Effect Friday; Burning Banned
The National Weather Service has all of NW Arkansas and the River Valley under a Fire Weather Watch for Friday.
Winds will be breezy out of the southwest gusting to over 30mph with low relative humidity from 30-40%.
The lack of rainfall and dry/dead vegetation will lead to high fire danger on both Friday and Saturday.
Humidity is expected to increase on Sunday with the passage of a weak front and low rain chances.
The strongest winds on Friday will occur from Noon-5pm with frequent gusts near 35-40mph.
Strong winds and record breaking temperatures are expected on Saturday.