Hazardous Weather Outlook - Heightened Fire Danger

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The National Weather Service in St. Louis, Mo. has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Franklin and surrounding counties. 

Eastern and Central Mo. as well as West Central and Southwest Illinois are affected. 



There is a heightened fire danger for this afternoon due to low relative humidity values with dry fuels and gusty southwest to west winds.  This danger level is expected to continue through Mon., Feb. 27, 2012.