SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Smith County is not currently under a burn ban at this time, however, the Smith County Fire Marshal is urging residents to use "extreme caution" when burning outside.
Smith County Fire Marshal Connie McCoy-Wasson is asking people to refrain from burning until the area sees a substantial amount of rainfall. There is a chance of rain this weekend.
With the low humidity and high winds, the fire danger is extremely high right now, she said.
On Wednesday, the National Weather Service out of Shreveport, La., issued a fire danger statement.