Although Fayette County is not under the Red Flag Warning that many counties in Missouri and west-central Illinois are under, they still do warn of critical fire weather conditions for this afternoon—-this from the NWS in St. Louis—–
Critical fire weather conditions are expected this afternoon for
parts of northeast and central Missouri due to very low relative
humidity values, dry fuels, and gusty west or southwest winds.
Please refer to the Red Flag Warning for further information.
There is a heightened fire danger for much of the remainder of the
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Thursday through Tuesday
Snow is likely across most of the area late Friday night and
Saturday. Snow is also likely Monday morning across northeast and
central Missouri and west central Illinois.