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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
714 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-191200-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-
WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-
ANSON-RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BUSHY FORK, CONCORD, ROXBORO, SURL,
OXFORD, BUTNER, CREEDMOOR, DABNEY, HENDERSON, NORLINA, WISE,
AFTON, WARRENTON, LAKE GASTON, ROANOKE RAPIDS, PFAFFTOWN,
STANLEYVILLE, WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, LAKE TOWNSEND,
HIGH POINT, BURLINGTON, GRAHAM, CHAPEL HILL, CARRBORO, BETHESDA,
DURHAM, RESEARCH TRIANGLE, PILOT, INGLESIDE, LOUISBURG,
FRANKLINTON, NASHVILLE, AVENTON, RED OAK, SHARPSBURG,
SPRING HOPE, ROCKY MOUNT, LEXINGTON, THOMASVILLE, ASHEBORO, ULAH,
ARCHDALE, TRINITY, HASTY, SILER CITY, BYNUM, MONCURE, PITTSBORO,
RALEIGH, CARY, SMITHFIELD, CLAYTON, FLOWERS, SELMA, BENSON,
COATS CROSSROADS, NEW HOPE, WILSON, ALBEMARLE, PLYLER, TROY,
BISCOE, MOUNT GILEAD, PEKIN, BADIN LAKE, ELDORADO,
SOUTHERN PINES, PINEHURST, ABERDEEN, EAGLE SPRINGS, SEVEN LAKES,
CUMNOCK, GUM SPRINGS, SANFORD, TRAMWAY, DUNN, ANDERSON CREEK,
TIMBERLAKE, DUNCAN, ERWIN, ANGIER, LILLINGTON, GOLDSBORO,
WADESBORO, POLKTON, ROCKINGHAM, HAMLET, EAST ROCKINGHAM,
LAUREL HILL, LAURINBURG, ANTIOCH, ASHLEY HEIGHTS, RAEFORD,
ROCKFISH, SILVER CITY, FAYETTEVILLE, FORT BRAGG, AND CLINTON
714 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...Increased fire danger across central North Carolina on Thursday...

The combination of low relative humidity levels of 25 to 30
percent, and strong, breezy westerly winds gusting to 25 to 35
mph, will result in elevated fire danger conditions Thursday
afternoon across central NC.

Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged. Any grass or brush fires
that occur may quickly spread if left unattended. If you do burn,
exercise extreme caution and have fire suppression equipment
close by.

$$



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