Frederick County burn ban runs through 6 p.m. Tuesday

(WJLA) - Tuesday's forecast for gusty winds has forced Frederick County to institute a burn ban through the evening.

A complete ban on outdoor burning throughout the county runs through 6 p.m. Tuesday. The ban includes recreational fires and bonfires.

Officials say that Tuesday's weather conditions, which include low humidity, low moisture and high wind gusts, could spread fires rapidly.