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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1041 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-WVZ005>011-013>020-
024>040-046-047-250000-
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-
JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-
JACKSON WV-WOOD-PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-
CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-
LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-
WEBSTER-UPSHUR-BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...NEW LEXINGTON...CROOKSVILLE...
SOMERSET...MCCONNELSVILLE...STOCKPORT...ATHENS...MARIETTA...
BELPRE...JACKSON...WELLSTON...OAK HILL...MCARTHUR...HAMDEN...
POMEROY...GALLIPOLIS...IRONTON...SOUTH POINT...KENOVA...CEREDO...
WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...
RIPLEY...PARKERSBURG...VIENNA...ST. MARYS...BELMONT...
PADEN CITY...SISTERSVILLE...MIDDLEBOURNE...HARTS...ALUM CREEK...
HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...
SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...SPENCER...ELIZABETH...
GRANTSVILLE...HARRISVILLE...PENNSBORO...WEST UNION...WILLIAMSON...
LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...
BURNSVILLE...GLENVILLE...WESTON...CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT...
GRAFTON...WELCH...GARY...WAR...MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...
BECKLEY...FAYETTEVILLE...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...
WEBSTER SPRINGS...BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...MARLINTON...
ELKINS
1041 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

HERE IS A SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE...

THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND
OCCASIONAL GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE AN ENHANCED DANGER FOR
WILDLAND AND BRUSH FIRES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

OPEN BURNING OF ANY TYPE IS CONSIDERED DANGEROUS AT THIS
TIME...AND IS DISCOURAGED. BE VERY CAREFUL OF HEAT AND SPARKS
WHILE OPERATING ANY EQUIPMENT IN WILDLAND AREAS. IN
ADDITION...AVOID SMOKING IN WILDLAND AREAS...OR TOSSING CIGARETTE
BUTTS.

WEST VIRGINIA LAW PROHIBITS OUTDOOR BURNING BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7
AM AND 5 PM EDT.

KENTUCKY LAW PROHIBITS OUTDOOR BURNING WITHIN 150 FEET OF WOODLAND
OR BRUSHLAND BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 6 AM AND 6 PM.

OHIO LAW PROHIBITS OUTDOOR BURNING BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 6 AM AND 6
PM.


$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
544 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-242200-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-
ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...
PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...
HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...
INEZ...PIKEVILLE
544 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

THE COMBINATION OF DRY AIR AND WINDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH WILL RESULT IN
ENHANCED WILDFIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.
ANY OPEN BURNING WILL BE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS AND IS DISCOURAGED. IN
ADDITION...KENTUCKY STATE LAW PROHIBITS BURNING WITHIN 150 FEET OF
WOODLAND OR BRUSH LAND BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 6 AM AND 6 PM DURING THIS
TIME OF YEAR. DUE TO THE VERY DRY CONDITIONS...BE CAREFUL NOT TO
DISCARD CIGARETTES IN AREAS WHERE THEY COULD START A FIRE.

$$
AR

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