STAFFORD and BARNEGAT - The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the potential of enhanced fire spread, which is in effect from 10 a.m. Wednesday until 9 p.m. Wednesday.
All of Southern Ocean County falls under the large affected areas being warned.
The winds will be westerly from 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. The humidity is low in the 20-30 percent ranger.
The gusty winds and very dry air will create conditions that may promote the rapid spread of wildfires.