Fire Weather Watch issued for Berks County starting Thursday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Fire Weather Watch for strong winds and low relatively humidity, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening.

A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued from Friday morning through Friday evening.

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Winds Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Relative humidity as low as 18 percent. Temperatures in the upper 40s.

Critical fire weather conditions possible. Increased risk for rapid wildfire growth and spread. Prescribed burns may get out of control.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur due to a combination of strong winds, low relative humidities, and dry fuels.

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