Gulf County Smoke Advisory

There is currently a prescribed burn in the Port St. Joe area of Gulf County. The fire is approximately 430 acres in size. Motorist may encounter smoke throughout the night in the area of US 98 and surrounding county roadways in the Port St. Joe area.

Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling in the area. Visibility may deteriorate quickly if fog and smoke combine, especially at night and in the early morning hours.

Motorist should also use caution in the area for forestry vehicles fighting the fire.

Motorists in the area should drive with care, by reducing their speed, watching for advisory signs and using headlights on low beam in situations of reduced visibility.

They also may want to consider an alternate route if necessary.

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