Fire danger issued for 15 southern Alabama counties

Alabama News

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (The Dothan Eagle) — Fifteen counties in south Alabama are under a fire danger advisory.

The Alabama Forestry Commission issued the advisory earlier this week covering 15 counties including Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry, and Houston in the state’s Wiregrass region, which encompasses parts of southeastern Alabama, southern Georgia, and the Florida Panhandle.

The advisory also covers Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, and Washington counties.

The Dothan Eagle reports the extended weather forecast shows only a slight chance of rain, mainly isolated thunderstorms, through Memorial Day weekend.

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