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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
308 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MDZ003>005-009-010-501-502-VAZ025>031-036>040-042-050-051-501>504-
WVZ050>053-055-501>506-251215-
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
308 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA...AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN MARYLAND
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GARRETT COUNTY.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE DAYTIME HOURS TODAY FOR
THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN BALTIMORE SUBURBS. THE COMBINATION OF
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND LOW FUEL MOISTURE HAS
ENHANCED THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN MARYLAND.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$







HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1106 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-251100-
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
1106 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO AN ENHANCED WILDFIRE DANGER THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE IN EXTREME EASTERN KENTUCKY EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AREA WIDE FROM MONDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

AR/HAL





SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1227 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

VAZ036>040-050-051-055>057-501-502-242230-
NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE...WASHINGTON...
CULPEPER...FREDERICKSBURG...WARRENTON
1227 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...ENHANCED THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES THIS AFTERNOON...

GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE TO COMBINE WITH DRY
FUELS TO ENHANCE THE THREAT OF RAPID WILDFIRE/BRUSH FIRE SPREAD
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. HUMIDITY WILL BE IN THE 20 TO 25
PERCENT RANGE THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE INCREASING TOWARD SUNSET.

OPEN BURNING OF ANY TYPE IS CONSIDERED VERY HAZARDOUS THIS TIME
OF YEAR. ACCIDENTAL ESCAPED DEBRIS BURNS ARE THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE
OF WILDFIRES.

$$








SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
114 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-WVZ042>045-242300-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL...MARION...BLAND...
PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...
INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY...GALAX...FLOYD...
NEW CASTLE...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...ROANOKE...
SALEM...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...
ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...AMHERST...MARTINSVILLE...DANVILLE...
LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE...BLUEFIELD...
FLAT TOP...HINTON...HIX...UNION...LEWISBURG...QUINWOOD...DUO...
RAINELLE
114 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

VERY DRY CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...AS THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPS TOWARD 2O PERCENT IN
MANY AREAS. ALTHOUGH WINDS WILL REMAIN BELOW 10 MPH...LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY COMBINED WITH DRYING FOREST FUELS WILL MAKE FOR
AN INCREASED FIRE THREAT INTO THIS EVENING.

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.

$$

PW



SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1041 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-WVZ005>011-013>020-
024>040-046-047-250000-
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-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-
LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-
WEBSTER-UPSHUR-BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
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...CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...
BURNSVILLE...GLENVILLE...WESTON...CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT...
GRAFTON...WELCH...GARY...WAR...MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...
BECKLEY...FAYETTEVILLE...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...
WEBSTER SPRINGS...BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...MARLINTON...
ELKINS
1041 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

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

THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND
OCCASIONAL GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE AN ENHANCED DANGER FOR
WILDLAND AND BRUSH FIRES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

OPEN BURNING OF ANY TYPE IS CONSIDERED 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 CHARLESTON WV
1257 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

VAZ003-004-250000-
DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...VANSANT
1257 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

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

THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...DRY
VEGETATION...AND OCCASIONAL GUSTY WINDS...WILL RESULT IN AN
ENHANCED DANGER FOR WILDFIRES TODAY.

OPEN BURNING OF ANY TYPE IS CONSIDERED 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.

VIRGINIA LAW PROHIBITS BURNING BETWEEN THE HOURS OF MIDNIGHT AND
4PM.

$$







SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
109 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

VAZ001-002-005-006-008-250000-
LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...
GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
109 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...CONTINUED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

OCCASIONAL GUSTY WIND OF 15 TO 20 MPH AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE TO ELEVATE THE THREAT FOR WILDFIRES
THIS AFTERNOON.

RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP TO NEAR 25 PERCENT...AND
SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS NEAR 20
MPH...WILL BE COMMON THIS AFTERNOON.

PEOPLE ARE DISCOURAGED FROM DOING ANY OUTDOOR BURNING THIS
AFTERNOON...AS ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD QUICKLY. REPORT ANY WILDFIRES
IMMEDIATELY BY CALLING 911. ALSO CALL LAW ENFORCEMENT IF YOU SEE
ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES...THAT COULD LEAD TO A FIRE.


$$



SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
544 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-242200-
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
544 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

THE COMBINATION OF DRY AIR AND WINDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH WILL RESULT IN
ENHANCED WILDFIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.
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. DUE TO THE VERY DRY CONDITIONS...BE CAREFUL NOT TO
DISCARD CIGARETTES IN AREAS WHERE THEY COULD START A FIRE.

$$
AR






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