Summit County under red flag warning Monday |

Summit County under red flag warning Monday

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning in Summit County and other areas around the state Monday morning, urging residents to be cautious as critical fire weather conditions move through the mountains.

Experts are expecting warm and dry conditions in the area starting Monday morning along with strong winds gusting up to 50 mph in some locations. Combined with low relative humidity in the area, the conditions could contribute to extreme fire behavior, according to the weather service.

The red flag warning will remain in effect until 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. Summit County’s fire danger remains very high.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

As a Summit Daily News reader, you make our work possible.

Now more than ever, your financial support is critical to help us keep our communities informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on our residents and businesses. Every contribution, no matter the size, will make a difference.

Your donation will be used exclusively to support quality, local journalism.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User