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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
828 PM EDT Thu Apr 9 2020

...WINDY AND VERY DRY FRIDAY...

.A disturbance passing over the region late tonight into Friday
will reinforce the windy and dry conditions in place. This
combined with dry fuels will likely produce critical fire weather
conditions Friday afternoon and early evening.

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/O.NEW.KGSP.FW.W.0002.200410T1600Z-200411T0000Z/
Rabun-Habersham-Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-
828 PM EDT Thu Apr 9 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST GEORGIA...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is
in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Friday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Rabun, Habersham, Stephens, Franklin, Hart and
  Elbert.

* TIMING...Noon to 8 PM EDT Friday.

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY...As low as 18 percent.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be very favorable for wildfire
  ignitions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

RM




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