National Weather Service warns of fire danger

National Weather Service warns of fire danger

WDAM - The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for the portions of the Pine Belt.

The following counties will be under this Watch from Friday morning until Sunday evening: Simpson, Smith, Jasper, Clarke, Lawrence, Jefferson Davis, Covington, Jones, Walthall, Marion, Lamar, Forrest and Pearl River County.

According to the National Weather Service offices in both Jackson and New Orleans, dry and breezy conditions are making outdoor burning hazardous through Sunday.

Local burn bans remain in place for Smith, Jefferson Davis, Simpson, Lawrence, Walthall, Covington, Marion and Jones counties

To see a complete list of burn bans, click here.