Inclement Weather Alert

 

 Franklin Township Weather Notice :

Fire Danger Map

The National Weather Service in State College

has issued a Fire Weather Watch,

which is in effect from Wednesday,  morning through
Wednesday evening.

For the following Counties:

Warren-McKean-Potter-Elk-Cameron-Northern Clinton-Clearfield- Northern Centre-Southern Centre-Cambria-Blair-Huntingdon-Mifflin- Juniata-Somerset-Bedford-Fulton-Franklin-Tioga-Northern Lycoming- Sullivan-Southern Clinton-Southern Lycoming-Union-Snyder-Montour- Northumberland-Columbia-Perry-Dauphin-Schuylkill-Lebanon- Cumberland-Adams-YorkLancaster-

* AFFECTED AREA…Fire Weather Zones 004, 005, 006, 010, 011,
012, 017, 018, 019, 024, 025, 026, 027, 028, 033, 034, 035,
036, 037, 041, 042, 045, 046, 049, 050, 051, 052, 053, 056,
057, 058, 059, 063, 064, 065 and 066.
* WINDS…West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* TIMING…Minimum Relative Humidity and Peak winds between 1 pm and
7 pm.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY…As low as 24 percent.
* TEMPERATURES...In the lower 50s.
* LIGHTNING…
* IMPACTS…Critical fire weather conditions possible.
Increased risk for rapid wildfire growth and spread.
Prescribed burns may get out of control.
* IMPACTS…Rapid wildfire growth and spread expected.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
Review wildfire weather safety information at
weather.gov/safety/wildfire

 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Township office during normal business hours:

Monday РFriday 8:30 a.m. Р4:30 p.m.; 717-432-3773 
http://www.franklintownship.org

Thank you