Thunderstorms bring another red flag warning to Summit | SummitDaily.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Thunderstorms bring another red flag warning to Summit

The National Weather Service issued another red flag warning for Summit County and other areas around the state Thursday, Aug. 20.

For the second day in a row, officials are concerned about gusty winds and heightened wildfire danger in the area. While some areas may see increases in thunderstorms Thursday, only a few are expected to produce any significant rain. And given low fuel moisture levels, any lightning could easily start a new fire, according to the Weather Service.

The red flag warning is in effect from noon to 9 p.m., when an expected increase in relative humidity will help to mitigate some of the fire danger.



Summit County is still under Stage 2 fire restrictions.


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.

 

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