Muscogee, Harris, Chattahoochee, Russell, Lee and Chambers counties under fire weather watch

Muscogee, Harris and Chattahoochee counties in Georgia and Russell, Lee and Chambers counties in Alabama are under a fire weather watch, according to the National Weather Service.

Russell, Lee and Chambers counties are also under a red flag warning until 6 p.m. CDT Thursday.

A red flag warning means critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. The combination of strong winds and low relative humidity could create fire growth potential.

A fire weather watch means that there is a high potential for development of critical fire weather conditions. The watch expires at 7 p.m. tomorrow.