Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
317 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

NCZ033-035>037-048>050-053-056-057-065-068>072-082-501>510-310730-
AVERY-ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-BUNCOMBE-
CATAWBA-ROWAN-HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-
CABARRUS-UNION-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-GREATER CALDWELL-
BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN MCDOWELL-
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN POLK-
317 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE REGION ON TUESDAY WHICH WILL
PROMOTE TEMPERATURES WARMING INTO THE 60S TO AROUND 70 OVER MOST
OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA. IN RESPONSE...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
ARE EXPECTED TO FALL INTO THE LOWER TO MID 20S FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
FINE FUELS WILL BE SLOWLY DRYING AND FUEL MOISTURE MAY REACH
CRITICAL VALUES DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. WINDS WILL BE MOSTLY
SOUTWEST AND INCREASE TO AROUND 10 MPH WITH SOME GUSTS TO 20 MPH
OVER THE HIGHER RIDGE TOPS. THE COMBINATION OF DRY AIR AND FUELS
WILL HEIGHTEN FIRE DANGER.

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