Now that hurricane season is over, the weather gods have another trick up their sleeves, or whatever garments weather gods wear -- grass fires.
Officials from Harris, Montgomery and Fort Bend counties issued a warning this afternoon to look out for brushfires.
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"Until today, grass fires in this area have been relatively small, and relatively easy for local fire departments to extinguish. Today's conditions are much more dangerous, and a small fire could get out of control very quickly," Harris County Fire Marshal Mike Montgomery said.
We got mostly dry weather and high winds that are changing direction thanks to a cold front.
So officials are asking you to hold off on any outdoor burning, and we guess the post-Thanksgiving firework displays are definitely out.
-- Richard Connelly