Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
723 AM EST Sun Feb 26 2017

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-262300-
Rabun-Habersham-Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-
723 AM EST Sun Feb 26 2017

...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EST
THIS EVENING...

Very dry conditions will continue across northeast Georgia today.
Temperatures warming into the upper 50s and lower 60s combined
with a very dry airmass will allow relative humidity values to
lower to between 20 to 25 percent for several hours during the
afternoon, with some locations dropping below 20 percent. Winds
are forecast to remain relatively light today, generally between 5
to 10 mph with only an occasional weak gust possible. While fuels
will be marginal, the combination of winds and low relative
humidity will increase fire danger.

Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether
you can burn today. If you do burn, use caution since fires can
quickly get out of hand under these conditions.

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