Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
405 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-
310415-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WATAUGA-WILKES-
YADKIN-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-
GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-
ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-
CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...DOBSON...
DANBURY...EDEN...YANCEYVILLE...BOONE...WILKESBORO...YADKINVILLE...
TAZEWELL...MARION...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...
PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY...GALAX...FLOYD...NEW CASTLE...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...
HOT SPRINGS...ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...
BUENA VISTA...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...AMHERST...
MARTINSVILLE...DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...
KEYSVILLE
405 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

A COLD FRONT WITH LIMITED MOISTURE WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE
REGION ON TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE LOWER 60S AND
70S TUESDAY AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES COULD 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. WESTERLY WINDS WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 10 MPH TO
20 MPH. THE RIDGETOP WINDS COULD AVERAGE AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS COULD GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH IN THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF DRY AIR AND FUELS
WILL HEIGHTEN FIRE DANGER.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE DANGER STATEMENT.

ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RNK

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