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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...CORRECTED
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
TO THE LOWER 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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