521  
WWUS81 KRLX 131748  
SPSRLX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
148 PM EDT SUN APR 13 2014  
 
KYZ101>103-105-OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-  
013>020-024>040-046-047-140000-  
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-  
JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-  
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...CLINTWOOD...  
GRUNDY...VANSANT...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  
148 PM EDT SUN APR 13 2014  
   
..ENHANCED FIRE DANGER INTO EARLY THIS EVENING
 
 
HERE IS A FIRE DANGER STATEMENT...  
 
THERE IS AN ENHANCED THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES ACROSS  
EXTREME SOUTHEAST OHIO...EXTREME NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...MUCH OF WEST  
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...FROM THIS AFTERNOON INTO  
EARLY THIS EVENING. GUSTY SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH  
AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES DROPPING INTO THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT  
RANGE...WILL COMBINE WITH DRY BRUSH AND NATURAL DEBRIS TO CREATE  
THIS ENHANCED FIRE THREAT.  
 
OPEN BURNING OF ANY TYPE IS CONSIDERED EXTREMELY 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.  
 
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.  
 
VIRGINIA LAW PROHIBITS OUTDOOR BURNING WITHIN 300 FEET OF WOODS AND  
DRY GRASS WHICH CAN CARRY A FIRE INTO THE WOODS...BETWEEN MIDNIGHT  
AND 4 PM.  
 

 
 
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