Special Weather Statement
Weather Updated: Dec 10 7:52PM
Issued by the National Weather Service
For St. Louis County, Missouri
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 4PM CST MON ...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER MONDAY AFTERNOON... THE COMBINATION OF STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND DRY SURFACE FUELS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE DANGER ON MONDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL, EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AS WELL AS PARTS OF SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE BY LATE MORNING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH. THE WIND WILL REMAIN STRONG AND GUSTY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AS IT SHIFTS TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. WELL ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WILL CONTRIBUTE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WITH VALUES LESS THAN 30 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON. THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH VERY DRY GRASSES, DRY LEAF LITTER, AND DRY UNDERBRUSH COULD RESULT IN THE RAPID SPREAD OF FIRES. THEREFORE, OUTDOOR BURNING IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED TOMORROW. CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN WITH OPEN FLAMES AND THE DISPOSAL OF CIGARETTE BUTTS.
MEHLVILLE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE
Saturday, December 9
Mehlville Engine House 5
11020 Mueller Road
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bring your canned foods and donations and see SANTA! Mehlville Fire Protection District will be collecting canned goods for "Feed My People" to help those in need during the holiday season.
BRING YOUR CAMERA! Take photos of your children with Santa and with Firefighters and Fire/Medics who will be available to teach children about fire safety. See the fire truck, the ambulance and various educational displays.
The Holiday Food Drive runs December 1 -20, 2017.