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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
356 AM EDT Fri May 7 2021

NCZ038-039-073>077-083>086-088-080000-
DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-ANSON-
RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEXINGTON, THOMASVILLE, ASHEBORO,
ARCHDALE, ALBEMARLE, TROY, SOUTHERN PINES, PINEHURST, ABERDEEN,
CARTHAGE, SANFORD, LILLINGTON, ANGIER, BUIES CREEK, ERWIN, DUNN,
WADESBORO, POLKTON, ROCKINGHAM, ELLERBE, LAURINBURG,
CAMP MACKALL, WAGRAM, RAEFORD, FAYETTEVILLE, SPRING LAKE,
AND HOPE MILLS
356 AM EDT Fri May 7 2021

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

The combination of low fuel moistures, low relative humidity, and
gusty northwesterly winds will result in elevated fire danger
conditions this afternoon. Conditions will be favorable for
outdoor fires to grow quickly, increasing the danger of a
wildfire.

Elevated fire danger conditions may also be experienced on
Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether
you can burn. If you do, you are advised to use extreme caution.


$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
328 AM EDT Fri May 7 2021

GAZ018-026-028-029-NCZ035>037-056-057-068>072-082-501>510-
SCZ001>014-019-080000-
Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-Alexander-Iredell-Davie-Catawba-
Rowan-Cleveland-Lincoln-Gaston-Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-Union NC-
Caldwell Mountains-Greater Caldwell-Burke Mountains-Greater Burke-
McDowell Mountains-Eastern McDowell-Rutherford Mountains-
Greater Rutherford-Polk Mountains-Eastern Polk-Oconee Mountains-
Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains-Greater Oconee-
Greater Pickens-Greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Cherokee-York-
Anderson-Abbeville-Laurens-Union SC-Chester-Greenwood-
328 AM EDT Fri May 7 2021

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

Gusty winds and low relative humidity will develop this afternoon
across the western Carolinas and northeast Georgia. Fuels will dry
out quickly this afternoon, which will create conditions ripe for
an increased risk of wildfires.

Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether
you can burn Friday. If you do burn, use extreme caution since
fires can quickly get out of hand under these conditions.

$$

Krentz

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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