Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
448 AM EDT FRI APR 11 2014

VAZ022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-112300-
ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...
LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...
AMHERST...MARTINSVILLE...DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...
SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE
448 AM EDT FRI APR 11 2014

..ENHANCED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

A WARM...DRY AIR MASS WILL COMBIINE WITH GUSTY WINDS TO ENHANCE
THE THREAT OF RAPID FIRE SPREAD TODAY. BY THIS AFTERNOON...WINDS
WILL BE GUSTY OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH. HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 2O TO 30 PERCENT DURING THIS TIME.

VIRGINIA RESIDENTS ARE REMINDED THAT OPEN BURNING IS PROHIBITED
BEFORE 4 PM EACH DAY THROUGH APRIL 30TH. RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO
EXERCISE CAUTION HANDLING ANY POTENTIAL IGNITION SOURCE. BE SURE
TO PROPERLY DISCARD ALL SMOKING MATERIALS. ANY DRY GRASSES AND
TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD QUICKLY.
ACCIDENTAL ESCAPED DEBRIS BURNS ARE THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF WILDFIRES.

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NCZ003>006-019-020-112300-
SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WILKES-YADKIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON...DANBURY...EDEN...YANCEYVILLE...
WILKESBORO...YADKINVILLE
448 AM EDT FRI APR 11 2014

..ENHANCED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

A WARM...DRY AIR MASS WILL COMBIINE WITH GUSTY WINDS TO ENHANCE
THE THREAT OF RAPID FIRE SPREAD TODAY. BY THIS AFTERNOON...WINDS
WILL BE GUSTY OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH. HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 2O TO 30 PERCENT DURING THIS TIME.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION HANDLING ANY POTENTIAL
IGNITION SOURCE. BE SURE TO PROPERLY DISCARD ALL SMOKING
MATERIALS. ANY DRY GRASSES AND TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE WILL HAVE
THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD QUICKLY. ACCIDENTAL DEBRIS BURNS ARE THE
NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF WILDFIRES.

$$



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