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WWUS81 KRLX 231450  
SPSRLX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
1050 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015  
 
WVZ005>008-013>018-024>027-232300-  
WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-  
CALHOUN-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...  
POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...RIPLEY...HARTS...  
ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...  
SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...SPENCER...ELIZABETH...  
GRANTSVILLE...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...  
CLAY  
1050 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015  
 
HERE IS A FIRE DANGER STATEMENT ISSUED IN COORDINATION WITH THE  
WEST VIRGINIA DIVISION OF FORESTRY...  
 
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL CREATE AN  
ENHANCED THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
OPEN BURNING OF ANY TYPE IS CONSIDERED VERY HAZARDOUS AT THIS TIME.  
ACCIDENTAL ESCAPED DEBRIS BURNS ARE BY FAR THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF  
WILDFIRES IN WEST VIRGINIA. ALSO...BE CAREFUL WITH HEAT AND SPARKS  
WHILE OPERATING ANY EQUIPMENT...OR SMOKING IN WILDLAND AREAS.  
 
WEST VIRGINIA STATE LAW PROHIBITS OUTDOOR BURNING BETWEEN THE HOURS  
OF 7 AM AND 5 PM DURING THE MONTHS OF APRIL...AND MAY.  
 

 
 
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