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  • Special Weather Statement for Burke County, Georgia
  • Special Weather Statement issued March 14 at 4:07AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, March 14, 2014 at 4:07 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, March 14, 2014 at 6 p.m.
  • ...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 6 PM EDT TODAY...
    THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND MODERATE SOUTHWEST
    WINDS WILL PRODUCE AN ENHANCED RISK FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES
    ACROSS THE AREA FROM MIDDAY THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. RELATIVE
    HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 15 TO 20 PERCENT WITH
    SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
    THIS AFTERNOON. THESE CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH DRY FUELS MAY RESULT
    IN OUTDOOR FIRES SPREADING QUICKLY OUT OF CONTROL.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    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.