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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
551 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-292300-
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...
MOUNTAIN CITY...CORNELIA...BALDWIN...DEMOREST...CLARKESVILLE...
TOCCOA...ROYSTON...LAVONIA...FRANKLIN SPRINGS...CANON...
HARTWELL...REED CREEK...ELBERTON
551 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON...

DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL THIS AFTERNOON AS TEMPERATURES WARM
INTO THE MID/UPPER 50S ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA. IN
RESPONSE...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL INTO THE
UPPER TEENS AND LOWER 20S FOR SEVERAL HOURS. ALTHOUGH FINE FUELS
ARE ONLY SLOWLY DRYING...FUEL MOISTURE MAY REACH CRITICAL VALUES
DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BE FAIRLY LIGHT
THROUGH THE DAY...BUT THE COMBINATION OF DRY AIR AND FUELS WILL
HEIGHTEN FIRE DANGER.

PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL BURN PERMITTING AUTHORITIES ON WHETHER
YOU CAN BURN TODAY. IF YOU DO BURN...USE EXTREME CAUTION SINCE
FIRES CAN GET OUT OF HAND UNDER THESE CONDITIONS.

$$

CDG

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