Fire Weather watch for SWLA - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Fire Weather watch for SWLA

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

Due to a strong cold front that is moving through southeast Texas and Southern Louisiana there will be a fire weather watch go into effect for Tuesday, October 18th.

The fire watch will go through until Tuesday evening due to the dry and windy conditions that will be developing throughout that day.

The winds are expected to have gusts as high as 30 MPH, therefore any fires that develop will spread rapidly.

Outdoor burning is banned for all of Southern Louisiana, and across Southeast Texas.

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