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Special Statement

Statement as of 9:20 AM EDT on March 31, 2015

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2015


... Enhanced fire danger today due to strong winds and dry fuels...

Winds circulating around low pressure will reach 20 mph
today... with gusts to 30 mph out of the southwest to west. The
gusty winds will combine with low fuel moisture and relative
humidity to produce an elevated risk for wild fires. Persons are
advised to avoid open burning today... and to contact fire
officials if a wildfire occurs.


920 am EDT Tue Mar 31 2015

... Enhanced fire danger today due to strong winds and dry fuels...

Winds circulating around low pressure will reach 20 mph
today... with gusts to 30 mph out of the southwest to west. The
gusty winds will combine with low fuel moisture and relative
humidity to produce an elevated risk for wild fires. Persons are
advised to avoid open burning today... and to contact fire
officials if a wildfire occurs.



Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 12:56 PM EDT on March 31, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening for
wind and low relative humidity for the lower Scioto valley of Ohio
and parts of northeast Kentucky...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 064 Pickaway... fire weather
zone 065 Fairfield... fire weather zone 073 Ross... fire weather
zone 074 Hocking... fire weather zone 081 Adams... fire weather
zone 082 Pike... fire weather zone 088 Scioto... fire weather
zone 099 Mason and fire weather zone 100 Lewis.

* Winds... northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 30 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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 will
contribute to extreme fire behavior.




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