Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1000 AM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018

Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Craven-Pamlico-Carteret-Onslow-
Including the cities of Williamston, Robersonville, Oak City,
Jamesville, Greenville, Bethel, Farmville, Grifton, Grimesland,
Plymouth, Roper, Creswell, Columbia, Gum Neck, Manns Harbor,
Stumpy Point, East Lake, Snow Hill, Hookerton, Walstonburg,
Washington, Chocowinity, Belhaven, Bath, Aurora, Engelhard,
Fairfield, Ponzer, Scranton, Swanquarter, Wallace, Warsaw,
Kenansville, Beulaville, Faison, Kinston, La Grange, Pink Hill,
Maysville, Pollocksville, Trenton, New Bern, Havelock, Vanceboro,
Cove City, Oriental, Bayboro, Arapahoe, Vandemere, Morehead City,
Beaufort, Newport, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Jacksonville,
Richlands, Swansboro, and North Topsail Beach
1000 AM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018


Gusty northwest winds of 20 to 25 mph will develop this
afternoon, and will be combined with minimum relative humidity
values of 20 to 25 percent to produce an elevated fire risk this
afternoon across Eastern North Carolina.

Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged. Please refer to your
local burn permitting authority on whether you can burn. If you do
burn, use extreme caution and ensure fire suppression equipment
is readily available.


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