Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
109 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

VAZ001-002-005-006-008-250000-
LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...
GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
109 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...CONTINUED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

OCCASIONAL GUSTY WIND OF 15 TO 20 MPH AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE TO ELEVATE THE THREAT FOR WILDFIRES
THIS AFTERNOON.

RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP TO NEAR 25 PERCENT...AND
SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS NEAR 20
MPH...WILL BE COMMON THIS AFTERNOON.

PEOPLE ARE DISCOURAGED FROM DOING ANY OUTDOOR BURNING THIS
AFTERNOON...AS ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD QUICKLY. REPORT ANY WILDFIRES
IMMEDIATELY BY CALLING 911. ALSO CALL LAW ENFORCEMENT IF YOU SEE
ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES...THAT COULD LEAD TO A FIRE.


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