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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
745 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-082300-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-
WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-
ANSON-RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ROXBORO, OXFORD, CREEDMOOR, HENDERSON,
KITTRELL, WARRENTON, NORLINA, ROANOKE RAPIDS, ENFIELD,
SCOTLAND NECK, WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT, BURLINGTON,
GRAHAM, MEBANE, HILLSBOROUGH, CHAPEL HILL, CARRBORO, DURHAM,
ROUGEMONT, LOUISBURG, FRANKLINTON, NASHVILLE, SPRING HOPE,
ROCKY MOUNT, TARBORO, PRINCEVILLE, LEXINGTON, THOMASVILLE,
ASHEBORO, ARCHDALE, SILER CITY, PITTSBORO, RALEIGH, CARY, APEX,
WAKE FOREST, KNIGHTDALE, SMITHFIELD, SELMA, CLAYTON, WILSON,
ALBEMARLE, TROY, SOUTHERN PINES, PINEHURST, ABERDEEN, CARTHAGE,
SANFORD, LILLINGTON, ANGIER, BUIES CREEK, ERWIN, DUNN, GOLDSBORO,
WADESBORO, POLKTON, ROCKINGHAM, ELLERBE, LAURINBURG,
CAMP MACKALL, WAGRAM, RAEFORD, FAYETTEVILLE, SPRING LAKE,
HOPE MILLS, CLINTON, AND ROSEBORO
745 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

The combination of low relative humidity and gusty northwesterly
winds will result in elevated fire danger this afternoon.

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 Wilmington NC
657 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-054>056-058-059-
090000-
Robeson-Bladen-Columbus-Inland Pender-Coastal Pender-
Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-
Coastal Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-Coastal Georgetown-
Central Horry-Northern Horry-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Bladenboro,
Whiteville, Tabor City, Chadbourn, Lake Waccamaw, Burgaw,
Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro, Myrtle Grove, Ogden,
Carolina Beach, Seagate, Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Shallotte,
Oak Island, Long Beach, Southport, Sunset Beach, Bennettsville,
McColl, Hartsville, Darlington, North Hartsville, Dillon,
Florence, Marion, Mullins, Kingstree, Myrtle Beach, Socastee,
North Myrtle Beach, Garden City, Little River, Andrews,
Georgetown, Murrells Inlet, Conway, Longs, Bucksport, Loris,
Green Sea, and Aynor
657 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The combination of low fuel moistures, low relative humidity, and
gusty West winds will lead to elevated fire danger conditions
this afternoon through early this evening. Conditions will be
favorable for outdoor fires to grow quickly, potentially to
quickly become uncontrollable.

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 Charleston SC
644 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

GAZ118-119-SCZ043>045-047>052-082315-
Inland Chatham-Coastal Chatham-Inland Colleton-Dorchester-
Inland Berkeley-Inland Jasper-Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-
Charleston-Coastal Jasper-Tidal Berkeley-
Including the cities of Garden City, Pooler, Savannah,
Wilmington Island, Tybee Island, Walterboro, Saint George,
Summerville, Goose Creek, Moncks Corner, Ridgeland, Beaufort,
Hilton Head Island, Edisto Beach, Charleston, North Charleston,
Mount Pleasant, Levy, Chelsea, Jasper, and Daniel Island
644 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

Relative humidity values are expected to drop into the 20 to 25
percent range across much of southeast South Carolina and into
Chatham County of Georgia this afternoon into the early evening.
Prior to the development of the sea breeze, mainly west winds will
become gusty, and peaking around 20 mph.

The combination of the low relative humidity, the somewhat elevated
winds, and marginal fuel moisture will result in an increased
fire danger today across much of southeast South Carolina and
Chatham County, Georgia. This includes locations such as the
Francis Marion National Forest, the Ace Basin and the Savannah
National Wildlife Refuge, as well as communities in and near
Charleston, Summerville, Walterboro, Beaufort and Savannah.

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 Columbia SC
411 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ016-018-020>022-025>031-035-037-038-041-115-
116-135>137-082300-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Chesterfield-McCormick-
Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-Richland-
Lee-Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Calhoun-Clarendon-Bamberg-
Northern Lancaster-Southern Lancaster-Northwestern Orangeburg-
Central Orangeburg-Southeastern Orangeburg-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Augusta, Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Cheraw, Pageland, Mccormick,
Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills, Camden, Lugoff, Edgefield,
Johnston, Saluda, Ridge Spring, Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce,
Lexington, Red Bank, Oak Grove, Columbia, Bishopville, Aiken,
North Augusta, Sumter, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville,
St. Matthews, Manning, Summerton, Bamberg, Denmark, Indian Land,
Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, North, Orangeburg,
and Holly Hill
411 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

Elevated fire danger conditions will develop this afternoon as
high pressure keeps dry air over the area. Minimum relative
humidity values expected to drop to around 25 percent with wind
gusts up to 25 mph. The combination of the low relative humidity,
gusty winds, and drying fuels will lead to elevated fire danger
conditions this afternoon and evening.

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

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
338 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

NCZ035>037-056-057-068>072-082-502-504-506-508-510-SCZ001>014-019-
090000-
Alexander-Iredell-Davie-Catawba-Rowan-Cleveland-Lincoln-Gaston-
Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-Union NC-Greater Caldwell-Greater Burke-
Eastern McDowell-Greater Rutherford-Eastern Polk-Oconee Mountains-
Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains-Greater Oconee-
Greater Pickens-Greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Cherokee-York-
Anderson-Abbeville-Laurens-Union SC-Chester-Greenwood-
338 AM EDT Sat May 8 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. With little to no rainfall across
the area yesterday, small fuels and brush will dry out quickly
this afternoon. All these conditions will lead to an increased
risk of wildfires into the evening hours.

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

$$

Krentz

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
302 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

GAZ069-074>076-078>086-089>098-102>113-081915-
Upson-Washington-Glascock-Jefferson-Harris-Talbot-Taylor-Crawford-
Bibb-Twiggs-Wilkinson-Johnson-Emanuel-Muscogee-Chattahoochee-
Marion-Schley-Macon-Peach-Houston-Bleckley-Laurens-Treutlen-
Stewart-Webster-Sumter-Dooly-Crisp-Pulaski-Wilcox-Dodge-Telfair-
Wheeler-Montgomery-Toombs-
302 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

...HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING
FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL GEORGIA DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...

Relative humidity will drop to 18 to 25 percent this afternoon
and early evening over areas south of a Hamilton to Macon to
Louisville line. Even with light west winds of 5 to 10 mph in the
area during this time, with dry fuels, high fire danger
conditions can be expected.

Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities whether
you may burn outdoors. If you do burn outside, use extreme
caution.

As of May 1, an open burning ban will be in effect through
September 30 for 54 Georgia counties. Please refer to the Georgia
EPD press release issued April 22 for more information.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
653 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

NCZ087-096-099-105>109-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-054>056-058-059-
091100-
Robeson-Bladen-Columbus-Inland Pender-Coastal Pender-
Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-Marlboro-
Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-Williamsburg-Coastal Horry-
Inland Georgetown-Coastal Georgetown-Central Horry-Northern Horry-
653 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Fire Danger Statement.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
541 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-090945-
Person-Granville-Vance-Warren-Halifax-Forsyth-Guilford-Alamance-
Orange-Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Davidson-Randolph-Chatham-Wake-
Johnston-Wilson-Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Anson-
Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-Cumberland-Sampson-
541 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

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

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   INCREASED FIRE DANGER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

There is marginal risk for severe thunderstorms on Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
451 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-090900-
Baldwin-Banks-Barrow-Bartow-Bibb-Bleckley-Butts-Carroll-Catoosa-
Chattahoochee-Chattooga-Cherokee-Clarke-Clayton-Cobb-Coweta-
Crawford-Crisp-Dade-Dawson-DeKalb-Dodge-Dooly-Douglas-Emanuel-
Fannin-Fayette-Floyd-Forsyth-Gilmer-Glascock-Gordon-Greene-
Gwinnett-Hall-Hancock-Haralson-Harris-Heard-Henry-Houston-Jackson-
Jasper-Jefferson-Johnson-Jones-Lamar-Laurens-Lumpkin-Macon-
Madison-Marion-Meriwether-Monroe-Montgomery-Morgan-Murray-
Muscogee-Newton-North Fulton-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Paulding-Peach-
Pickens-Pike-Polk-Pulaski-Putnam-Rockdale-Schley-South Fulton-
Spalding-Stewart-Sumter-Talbot-Taliaferro-Taylor-Telfair-Toombs-
Towns-Treutlen-Troup-Twiggs-Union-Upson-Walker-Walton-Warren-
Washington-Webster-Wheeler-White-Whitfield-Wilcox-Wilkes-
Wilkinson-
451 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and
Central Georgia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

High fire danger conditions are expected this afternoon and
evening over portions of central Georgia due to dry fuels and low
relative humidity values. Please refer to the latest Fire Danger
Statement for more information.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

A chance of thunderstorms is expected across portions of north and
central Georgia each day from Sunday night through Thursday.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.



$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Columbia SC
411 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ016-018-020>022-025>031-035-037-038-041-115-
116-135>137-090815-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Chesterfield-McCormick-
Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-Richland-Lee-
Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Calhoun-Clarendon-Bamberg-Northern Lancaster-
Southern Lancaster-Northwestern Orangeburg-Central Orangeburg-
Southeastern Orangeburg-
411 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Midlands of South Carolina
and the Central Savannah River area of Georgia.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Elevated fire danger this afternoon with minimum RH dropping to
around 25 percent and winds gusting up to 25 mph.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston SC
408 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

GAZ118-119-SCZ043>045-047>052-090815-
Inland Chatham-Coastal Chatham-Inland Colleton-Dorchester-
Inland Berkeley-Inland Jasper-Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Charleston-
Coastal Jasper-Tidal Berkeley-
408 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Georgia and
southeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Fire Danger Statement.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Fire Weather: Low relative humidity and breezy conditions will
persist Sunday afternoon and early evening for much of the area away
from the coast. A Fire Danger Statement could be needed.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
359 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

NCZ035>037-056-057-068>072-082-502-504-506-508-510-SCZ001>014-019-
090800-
Alexander-Iredell-Davie-Catawba-Rowan-Cleveland-Lincoln-Gaston-
Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-Union NC-Greater Caldwell-Greater Burke-
Eastern McDowell-Greater Rutherford-Eastern Polk-Oconee Mountains-
Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains-Greater Oconee-
Greater Pickens-Greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Cherokee-York-
Anderson-Abbeville-Laurens-Union SC-Chester-Greenwood-
359 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the foothills and Piedmont of
western North Carolina, and Upstate South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Fire Danger Statement.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

None.

$$

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