Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
927 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

VAZ001-002-005-006-008-242130-
LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...
GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
927 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

...HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
TODAY...

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS TODAY KEEPING THE AIRMASS VERY DRY WITH RELATIVE
HUMIDITY DROPPING TO THE UPPER TEENS AND LOWER 20S. WINDS WILL BE
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. THE VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO
INCREASED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON.

RESIDENTS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA ARE DISCOURAGED FROM BURNING
TODAY...DUE TO THE INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR FIRE GROWTH.

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