No burn day: No outside burning allowed

All Osage County burn permits have been suspended for today, Dec. 4, 2017, per Osage County Emergency Management. The agency has declared this as a “no burn day”, during which no outside burning is allowed.

The National Weather Service has predicted very high fire danger today, and set the rangeland fire danger index in the very high category for this afternoon. Very high fire danger means fire control will be very difficult and require extended effort.

NWS has forecast that it will be cloudy today through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 70. It will be breezy with south wind around 25 mph, becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

The burn ban will be in effect for the next 24 hours.


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