Prescribed burn today on Paynes Prairie
Published: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:45 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:45 p.m.
A prescribed burn is being conducted today on Paynes Prairie between Interstate 75 and U.S. 441 and the Florida Highway Patrol has warned drivers to be alert for smoky conditions on the highways especially during the night and early morning hours.
The burn is expected to be completed by sundown today, but smoky conditions in these areas are expected to continue over the next several days.
Drivers in these areas who encounter limited visibility should reduce their speed, watch for advisory signs and use headlights on low beam. Drivers should consider an alternate route if possible.
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