Burn bans are now in effect for Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties due to conditions that are conducive to wildfires. Joe Zwierchowski with the Florida Forestry Service says a Fire Weather Watch is in effect through today because of critically low humidity levels. That, combined with high winds is a dangerous mix. While a burn ban is not in effect for Escambia County, all northwest Florida residents are advised against recreational fires, including camp or bonfires, and yard or leaf burning.
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