In coordination with state fire weather officials, along with the combination of low relative humidity near 25 percent and winds between 15 and 20 mph with higher gusts will produce a high fire danger across portions of Mississippi and Louisiana today and tomorrow.
A Red Flag Warning remains in effect from 9am to 7pm Tuesday for critical fire weather for southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi.
A Fire Weather Watch is in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for critical fire weather for southeast Louisiana and South Mississippi.
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.