Wind advisory; no burn permits in Barrow Co.

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Wind Advisory for counties just to the north and northwest of Gainesville effective from 7:00 tonight until 1:00 Tuesday afternoon. WWA Summary for Wind Advisory Issued by FFC (

Meanwhile, though it is not in the affected area, Barrow County has suspended issuing burn permit until further notice “due to current fire danger levels.” The Barrow County Fire Marshal’s Office says it will “reevaluate the fire danger level” on Thursday “after the expected rainfall occurs.”