Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

VAZ060-065>067-079-080-087-088-092-093-095>098-232300-
PRINCE EDWARD-MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-BRUNSWICK-DINWIDDIE-
GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SOUTHAMPTON-ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-
SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-VIRGINIA BEACH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FARMVILLE...SOUTH HILL...CREWE...
LAWRENCEVILLE...EMPORIA...WAKEFIELD...FRANKLIN
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
VIRGINIA TODAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM
20 TO 30 PERCENT AND WILL COMBINE WITH SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS
OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. THIS WILL RESULT IN
INCREASED FIRE DANGER ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...PRIMARILY DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS.

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...INCLUDING
MACHINERY...CIGARETTES AND MATCHES. BE SURE TO PROPERLY DISCARD
ALL SMOKING MATERIALS. ANY DRY GRASSES AND TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD QUICKLY.

$$

NCZ012>017-030>032-232300-
NORTHAMPTON NC-HERTFORD-GATES-PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN-INLAND CURRITUCK-
BERTIE-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARGARETTSVILLE...AHOSKIE...
ELIZABETH CITY...EDENTON
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL OVER NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
TODAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 20 TO 30
PERCENT AND WILL COMBINE WITH SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. THIS WILL RESULT IN INCREASED
FIRE DANGER ACROSS NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING, PRIMARILY DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION HANDLING ANY POTENTIAL
IGNITION SOURCE...INCLUDING MACHINERY...CIGARETTES AND MATCHES. BE
SURE TO PROPERLY DISCARD ALL SMOKING MATERIALS. ANY DRY GRASSES
AND TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD
QUICKLY.

$$

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