No outdoor burns. No agricultural burning permits. And no camp fires.

The state Forest Fire Service has banned nearly all outdoor fires through Friday due to the high forest fire risk across the state.

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The National Weather Service has issued a "Red Flag Warning" for nearly all of New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania and portions of Maryland and Delaware.

The warning, which indicated a high risk of forest fires, is in effect  until 8 p.m. today.

Relatively low humidity and high winds mean that small brush fires can quickly spread.

Steve Hughes

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