Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1050 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

WVZ005>008-013>018-024>027-232300-
WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-
CALHOUN-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...
POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...RIPLEY...HARTS...
ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...
SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...SPENCER...ELIZABETH...
GRANTSVILLE...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...
CLAY
1050 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

HERE IS A FIRE DANGER STATEMENT ISSUED IN COORDINATION WITH THE
WEST VIRGINIA DIVISION OF FORESTRY...

GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL CREATE AN
ENHANCED THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES THIS AFTERNOON.

OPEN BURNING OF ANY TYPE IS CONSIDERED VERY HAZARDOUS AT THIS TIME.
ACCIDENTAL ESCAPED DEBRIS BURNS ARE BY FAR THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF
WILDFIRES IN WEST VIRGINIA. ALSO...BE CAREFUL WITH HEAT AND SPARKS
WHILE OPERATING ANY EQUIPMENT...OR SMOKING IN WILDLAND AREAS.

WEST VIRGINIA STATE LAW PROHIBITS OUTDOOR BURNING BETWEEN THE HOURS
OF 7 AM AND 5 PM DURING THE MONTHS OF APRIL...AND MAY.

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