Mind your butts! “Critical” wildfire danger in Monmouth County today, NWS says

     (Photo: NJFFS)

    (Photo: NJFFS)

    Any fires that spark in Monmouth County today could quickly get out of control, forecasters warn.

    The National Weather Service has issued a “Red Flag Warning” for northern and central New Jersey, including Monmouth County, due to a combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry fuels. 

    The warning continues until 7 p.m. today. 

    There danger is not as severe in Ocean and Atlantic counties, although conditions are producing an “enhanced risk” of fire spread. 

    Cape May County is not under a fire weather advisory. 

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