National Weather Service issues notice of increased fire risk Tuesday  

The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning in effect from 8 a.m. this morning until 8 p.m. this evening for Connecticut

A red flag warning means weather conditions are conducive to rapid fire spread possible if ignition occurs. 

The Tuesday forecast calls for temperatures in the mid-60s with winds of 10-15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph and relative humidity as low as 20 percent. 

A Fire Weather Watch will be in effect through Wednesday evening. A Fire Weather Watch means critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur, according to the NWS.



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