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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
132 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-WVZ005>011-013>020-
024>026-029>031-200000-
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-
JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-
JACKSON WV-WOOD-PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-
CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-GILMER-LEWIS-HARRISON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...NEW LEXINGTON...CROOKSVILLE...
SOMERSET...MCCONNELSVILLE...STOCKPORT...ATHENS...MARIETTA...
BELPRE...JACKSON...WELLSTON...OAK HILL...MCARTHUR...HAMDEN...
POMEROY...GALLIPOLIS...IRONTON...SOUTH POINT...KENOVA...CEREDO...
WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...
RIPLEY...PARKERSBURG...VIENNA...ST. MARYS...BELMONT...
PADEN CITY...SISTERSVILLE...MIDDLEBOURNE...HARTS...ALUM CREEK...
HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...
SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...SPENCER...ELIZABETH...
GRANTSVILLE...HARRISVILLE...PENNSBORO...WEST UNION...WILLIAMSON...
LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...GLENVILLE...WESTON...
CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT
132 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

HERE IS A SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE...

THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY
WINDS THIS AFTERNOON WILL CREATE AN ENHANCED DANGER FOR WILDFIRES.

OPEN BURNING OF ANY TYPE IS CONSIDERED EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AT THIS
TIME...AND IS DISCOURAGED. BE VERY CAREFUL OF HEAT AND SPARKS
WHILE OPERATING ANY EQUIPMENT IN WILDLAND AREAS. IN
ADDITION...AVOID SMOKING IN WILDLAND AREAS...OR TOSSING CIGARETTE BUTTS.

WEST VIRGINIA LAW PROHIBITS OUTDOOR BURNING BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7
AM AND 5 PM EDT.

KENTUCKY LAW PROHIBITS OUTDOOR BURNING WITHIN 150 FEET OF WOODLAND
OR BRUSHLAND BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 6 AM AND 6 PM.

OHIO LAW PROHIBITS OUTDOOR BURNING BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 6 AM AND 6
PM.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1234 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-200000-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-
ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...
PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...
HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...
INEZ...PIKEVILLE
1234 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER TODAY AND AGAIN ON SUNDAY...

FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING A COMBINATION OF MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY BETWEEN 20 AND 30 PERCENT...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 10
TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH...AND RECENT DRY WEATHER...WILL
CREATE AN ENHANCED THREAT FOR ANY WILDFIRES TO QUICKLY SPREAD.

AN ENHANCED FIRE DANGER WILL EXIST AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WITH
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING TO 15 TO 25 PERCENT. WINDS ON
SUNDAY WILL BE LIGHTER THAN TODAY...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 5 TO 10
MPH.

ANY OPEN BURNING WILL BE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS AND IS DISCOURAGED. IN
ADDITION...KENTUCKY STATE LAW PROHIBITS BURNING WITHIN 150 FEET OF
WOODLAND OR BRUSH LAND BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 6 AM AND 6 PM DURING THIS
TIME OF YEAR.

$$
SBH


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
145 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

KYZ044-050>052-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106-107-109-110-112>120-
201200-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-
WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-
MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-
MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...
MONTICELLO...WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...
PAINTSVILLE...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...JACKSON...HINDMAN...
BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...INEZ...
PIKEVILLE
145 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING A COMBINATION OF MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY BETWEEN 20 AND 30 PERCENT...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 10
TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH...AND RECENT DRY WEATHER...WILL
CREATE AN ENHANCED THREAT FOR ANY WILDFIRES TO QUICKLY SPREAD.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

AN ENHANCED FIRE DANGER WILL EXIST SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING TO BETWEEN 15 AND 25 PERCENT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AND AGAIN FROM THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
438 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-
WVZ042>045-201000-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WATAUGA-WILKES-
YADKIN-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-
CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-
PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-
APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-
GREENBRIER-
438 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL NORTH
CAROLINA...NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND
SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

A COLD FRONT WILL BRING A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION
TUESDAY. INSTABILITY AND SHEAR APPEAR SUFFICIENT FOR A FEW OF
THESE THUNDERSTORMS TO BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE...WITH HAIL...GUSTY
WINDS...AND LIGHTNING APPEARING TO BE THE MAIN THREATS WITH THE
STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS. CONFIDENCE IS MEDIUM AT THIS TIME IN THE
THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

RAB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
327 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

NCZ035>037-056-057-068>072-082-SCZ008-009-013-014-200730-
ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-
MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION NC-CHEROKEE-YORK-UNION SC-CHESTER-
327 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PIEDMONT NORTH
CAROLINA...WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AS LOW PRESSURE SLOWLY CROSSES THE REGION TODAY...PERIODS OF LIGHT
TO MODERATE RAIN ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ACROSS
THE NORTH CAROLINA PIEDMONT AND EASTERN UPSTATE. THE RAINFALL MAY
BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE SOME LOCALIZED FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AND
LOW LYING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..TUESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

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