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FLOOD ADVISORY


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
918 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN NORTH CAROLINA...

  NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR NEAR BURGAW AFFECTING PENDER COUNTY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PEOPLE WITH INTERESTS ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD TAKE THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY FROM THE FLOOD WATERS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ILM UNDER THE
RIVERS/LAKES AHPS LINK.

&&

NCC141-240518-
/O.CON.KILM.FL.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140427T1342Z/
/BGWN7.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
918 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR NEAR BURGAW.
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.
* AT  8:30 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.94 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 9.2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...WATER AFFECTS THE LOWEST PORTIONS OF RIVER BEND ROAD AND
  RIVER BIRCH ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 3472 7798 3472 7786 3460 7776 3445 7779
          3444 7788 3457 7788

$$




FLOOD WARNING


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
939 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...

  LUMBER NEAR LUMBERTON AFFECTING ROBESON COUNTY NC
  GREAT PEE DEE AT PEE DEE AFFECTING FLORENCE AND MARION COUNTIES SC

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PEOPLE WITH INTERESTS ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD TAKE THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY FROM THE FLOOD WATERS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ILM UNDER THE
RIVERS/LAKES AHPS LINK.

&&

NCC155-240539-
/O.EXT.KILM.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-140425T1200Z/
/LBRN7.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140423T1100Z.140425T0000Z.NO/
939 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...
 THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE LUMBER NEAR LUMBERTON.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT  7:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.05 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW
  EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...LOW LAND FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALONG THE RIVER. THE FLOOD
  WATERS MAY AFFECT SOME RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY AS WATER BACKS UP INTO THE
  DRAINAGE DITCHES IN THE CITY.

&&

LAT...LON 3467 7916 3468 7904 3457 7891 3452 7899
          3461 7907 3458 7915

$$


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
444 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ033-035>037-049-050-056-057-068>072-082-507>510-240845-
AVERY-ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-YANCEY-MITCHELL-CATAWBA-ROWAN-
CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION NC-
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-
444 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS...AND PIEDMONT OF WESTERN 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.

   FIRE DANGER STATEMENT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

..THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
358 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-240800-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-CARTERET-ONSLOW-
358 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 25
TO 30 PERCENT AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THE FIRE DANGER RISK WILL BE INCREASED AGAIN THURSDAY MAINLY DUE
TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
412 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ007>010-021>025-240845-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-
DURHAM-
412 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
BRING AN INCREASED RISK OF ADVERSE FIRE BEHAVIOR TODAY.

LATE TONIGHT... THERE IS A SMALL RISK OF PATCHY FROST IN OUTLYING
AND ISOLATED RURAL LOCATIONS. WIDESPREAD FROST IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

GIH



HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
412 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ011-026>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-240845-
HALIFAX-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-WAKE-
JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-ANSON-
RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
412 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
BRING AN INCREASED RISK OF ADVERSE FIRE BEHAVIOR TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
559 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ012>017-030>032-VAZ060-065>067-079-080-087-088-092-093-095>098-
241000-
NORTHAMPTON NC-HERTFORD-GATES-PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN-INLAND CURRITUCK-
BERTIE-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-PRINCE EDWARD-MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-
NOTTOWAY-BRUNSWICK-DINWIDDIE-GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SOUTHAMPTON-
ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-VIRGINIA BEACH-
559 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR COASTAL NORTHEAST NORTH
CAROLINA...INTERIOR NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...INTERIOR SOUTHEAST
VIRGINIA...SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH HAMPTON ROADS VIRGINIA
AND THE PIEDMONT OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

.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...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

WHILE WINDS WILL NOT BE AS MUCH OF A FACTOR ON THURSDAY, CONDITIONS
FAVORABLE FOR DRYING FUELS WILL CONTINUE. THOSE PLANNING OR
INVOLVED IN OUTDOOR BURNING ACTIVITIES ON THURSDAY SHOULD CONTINUE
TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ087-096-099-105-106-108>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-
241015-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-
DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-
COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

FOR FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS...MINIMUM AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WILL BE AROUND 25 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 20 TO
25 MPH TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1147 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ003>006-019-020-VAZ043>046-058-059-241600-
SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WILKES-YADKIN-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-
CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
1147 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

ENHANCED FIRE DANGER THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO BREEZY
CONDITIONS...LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY VEGETATION.

IN ADDITION...PATCHY FROST WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING
IN LOW LYING AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1147 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

VAZ007-009>020-022>024-241600-
TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-
FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-
1147 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WEST
CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   RED FLAG WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1147 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

VAZ032>035-047-241600-
PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-BUCKINGHAM-
1147 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   RED FLAG WARNING.

IN ADDITION...PATCHY FROST WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING
IN LOW LYING AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


RED FLAG WARNING


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1146 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL MAKE IT HARD TO
CONTROL WILDFIRES THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS OF 20 MPH...HUMIDITY
MINIMUMS NEAR 20 PERCENT...WILL PROMOTE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE
SPREAD IF A WILDLAND FIRE OCCURS.

VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-047-240000-
/O.CON.KRNK.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140424T0000Z/
TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-
CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-
ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-BUCKINGHAM-
1146 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR AREAS ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE
IN VIRGINIA...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN VIRGINIA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 007 TAZEWELL...
   FIRE WEATHER ZONE 009 SMYTH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 BLAND...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 GILES...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 WYTHE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 PULASKI...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014
  MONTGOMERY... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 GRAYSON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 016 CARROLL... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 FLOYD...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 018 CRAIG...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019 ALLEGHANY VA...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 020 BATH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 022 ROANOKE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 023 BOTETOURT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 024
  ROCKBRIDGE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 032 PATRICK... FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 033 FRANKLIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 BEDFORD... FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 035 AMHERST AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 047 BUCKINGHAM.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...GUSTY
  WINDS AND DRY VEGETATION WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
  THE DEVELOPMENT AND SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD OR POTENTIAL FOR EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV/ER/RNK/EMER/EMER_FIRE.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)



SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1147 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ043>046-058-059-WVZ042>045-240000-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WATAUGA-WILKES-
YADKIN-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...DOBSON...
DANBURY...EDEN...YANCEYVILLE...BOONE...WILKESBORO...YADKINVILLE...
MARTINSVILLE...DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...
KEYSVILLE...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP...HINTON...HIX...UNION...
LEWISBURG...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
1147 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014


...INCREASED FIRE DANGER CONTINUES THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...

VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH WIND SPEEDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH...INCLUDING WIND
GUSTS TO 25 MPH...AND HUMIDITY MINIMUMS OF 15 TO 25 PERCENT.
THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS...IN COMBINATION WITH DRYING FOREST
FUELS...WILL MAKE FOR AN INCREASING FIRE THREAT THROUGH LATE THIS
AFTERNOON.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION HANDLING ANY POTENTIAL
IGNITION SOURCE. BE SURE TO PROPERLY DISCARD ALL SMOKING
MATERIALS. ANY DRY GRASSES AND TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE WILL HAVE
THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD QUICKLY. ACCIDENTAL ESCAPED DEBRIS BURNS
ARE THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF WILDFIRES.


$$



SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1102 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ033-035>037-048>053-056>059-062>065-068>072-082-501>510-232300-
AVERY-ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-
HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-
MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION NC-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-GREATER CALDWELL-
BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN MCDOWELL-
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN POLK-
1102 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH
MUCH OF THE DAY. IN ADDITION...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ARE
FORECAST TO FALL INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 20S. THE COMBINATION OF
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL INCREASE THE THREAT OF RAPIDLY
SPREADING WILDFIRES TODAY.

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.

$$

NED




SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
328 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-232100-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-CARTERET-ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILLIAMSTON...ROBERSONVILLE...
GREENVILLE...PLYMOUTH...COLUMBIA...SNOW HILL...HOOKERTON...
WASHINGTON...RIVER ROAD...WALLACE...WARSAW...ROSE HILL...
KENANSVILLE...BEULAVILLE...MAGNOLIA...KINSTON...MAYSVILLE...
POLLOCKSVILLE...TRENTON...NEW BERN...HAVELOCK...VANCEBORO...
ORIENTAL...ALLIANCE...BAYBORO...ARAPAHOE...MINNESOTT BEACH...
VANDEMERE...STONEWALL...MOREHEAD CITY...BEAUFORT...EMERALD ISLE...
NEWPORT...JACKSONVILLE
328 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER ACROSS MOST OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
TODAY...

LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT
RANGE...COUPLED WITH BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL
LEAD TO INCREASED FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS TODAY ACROSS ALL OF
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA EXCEPT THE OUTER BANKS.

RESIDENTS OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA ARE ADVISED TO CANCEL OR
POSTPONE ANY OUTDOOR BURNING TO PREVENT POTENTIAL RAPID SPREAD OF
FIRES.


$$






SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
708 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-232245-
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...BUTNER...CREEDMOOR...
HENDERSON...NORLINA...WARRENTON...ROANOKE RAPIDS...
WINSTON-SALEM...GREENSBORO...HIGH POINT...BURLINGTON...GRAHAM...
CHAPEL HILL...CARRBORO...DURHAM...LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...
NASHVILLE...RED OAK...SHARPSBURG...SPRING HOPE...ROCKY MOUNT...
LEXINGTON...THOMASVILLE...ASHEBORO...ARCHDALE...TRINITY...
SILER CITY...PITTSBORO...RALEIGH...CARY...SMITHFIELD...CLAYTON...
SELMA...BENSON...WILSON...ALBEMARLE...TROY...BISCOE...
MOUNT GILEAD...SOUTHERN PINES...PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...
SEVEN LAKES...SANFORD...DUNN...ERWIN...ANGIER...LILLINGTON...
GOLDSBORO...WADESBORO...POLKTON...ROCKINGHAM...HAMLET...
EAST ROCKINGHAM...LAURINBURG...RAEFORD...ROCKFISH...SILVER CITY...
FAYETTEVILLE...CLINTON
708 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA TODAY...

GUSTY WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST COMBINED WITH A VERY DRY AIR MASS
WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR INCREASED FIRE ACTIVITY
TODAY. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH WILL GUST TO AROUND 25
MPH... AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF AROUND 25 PERCENT IS
EXPECTED. THE DRYING EFFECTS OF THE WIND WILL MAKE DEAD GRASSES
AND LEAVES POTENTIALLY COMBUSTIBLE FROM ANY IGNITION SOURCE...
SUCH AS A SPARK OR DISCARDED SMOKING MATERIAL.

OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. ANY UNATTENDED FIRE
SHOULD BE REPORTED IMMEDIATELY TO THE LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT.

$$



SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ012>017-030>032-232300-
NORTHAMPTON NC-HERTFORD-GATES-PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN-INLAND CURRITUCK-
BERTIE-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARGARETTSVILLE...AHOSKIE...
ELIZABETH CITY...EDENTON
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL OVER NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
TODAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 20 TO 30
PERCENT AND WILL COMBINE WITH SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. THIS WILL RESULT IN INCREASED
FIRE DANGER ACROSS NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING, PRIMARILY DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION HANDLING ANY POTENTIAL
IGNITION SOURCE...INCLUDING MACHINERY...CIGARETTES AND MATCHES. BE
SURE TO PROPERLY DISCARD ALL SMOKING MATERIALS. ANY DRY GRASSES
AND TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD
QUICKLY.

$$

05




SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

VAZ060-065>067-079-080-087-088-092-093-095>098-232300-
PRINCE EDWARD-MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-BRUNSWICK-DINWIDDIE-
GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SOUTHAMPTON-ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-
SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-VIRGINIA BEACH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FARMVILLE...SOUTH HILL...CREWE...
LAWRENCEVILLE...EMPORIA...WAKEFIELD...FRANKLIN
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
VIRGINIA TODAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM
20 TO 30 PERCENT AND WILL COMBINE WITH SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS
OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. THIS WILL RESULT IN
INCREASED FIRE DANGER ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...PRIMARILY DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS.

VIRGINIA RESIDENTS ARE REMINDED THAT OPEN BURNING IS PROHIBITED
BEFORE 4 PM EACH DAY THROUGH APRIL 30TH. RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO
EXERCISE CAUTION HANDLING ANY POTENTIAL IGNITION SOURCE...INCLUDING
MACHINERY...CIGARETTES AND MATCHES. BE SURE TO PROPERLY DISCARD
ALL SMOKING MATERIALS. ANY DRY GRASSES AND TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD QUICKLY.

$$


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
349 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-232300-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...
WHITEVILLE...BURGAW...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL BEACH...WILMINGTON...
CAROLINA BEACH...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...LELAND...BOLIVIA...
SHALLOTTE...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...HOLDEN BEACH...OAK ISLAND...
SOUTHPORT
349 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 25
PERCENT WILL ELEVATE THE FIRE DANGER RISK THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS
WILL GUST UP TO 20 TO 25 MPH TODAY.

FULL SUNSHINE WILL COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY
WINDS TO FURTHER DRY FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND LEAVES.

OUTDOOR BURNING IS DISCOURAGED. UNATTENDED FIRES SHOULD BE
REPORTED IMMEDIATELY TO THE LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT.

$$
RJD





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