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Special Statement

Statement as of 8:34 AM EDT on March 31, 2015

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2015


Here is a Special Weather Statement from the National Weather
Service...

Very dry conditions... along with gusty winds are expected today
across parts of southeast Ohio... creating a high wildfire danger.

Open burning of any type is considered extremely dangerous at this
time... and outdoor burning should be avoided. In addition... be
very careful of heat and Sparks while operating any equipment
outdoors... and avoid smoking in wildland areas.

Ohio state law prohibits burning between the months of March 1st through
may 31st between the hours of 6 am to 6 PM.

If a wildfire should occur... call 911.




834 am EDT Tue Mar 31 2015

Here is a Special Weather Statement from the National Weather
Service...

Very dry conditions... along with gusty winds are expected today
across parts of southeast Ohio... creating a high wildfire danger.

Open burning of any type is considered extremely dangerous at this
time... and outdoor burning should be avoided. In addition... be
very careful of heat and Sparks while operating any equipment
outdoors... and avoid smoking in wildland areas.

Ohio state law prohibits burning between the months of March 1st through
may 31st between the hours of 6 am to 6 PM.

If a wildfire should occur... call 911.



Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 12:34 PM EDT on March 31, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening
for low relative humidities and gusty winds for southeast
Ohio.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 066 Perry... fire weather
zone 067 Morgan... fire weather zone 075 Athens... fire weather
zone 076 Washington... fire weather zone 083 Jackson OH... fire
weather zone 084 Vinton... fire weather zone 085 Meigs... fire
weather zone 086 Gallia and fire weather zone 087 Lawrence OH.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Timing... this afternoon through this evening.

* Relative humidity... upper teens to lower 20s.

* Temperatures... in the lower to mid 60s.

* Impacts... the threat is enhanced in grassy and brush filled
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
create extreme fire growth potential.





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