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Special Weather Statement for Watauga & Ashe – Fire Danger for Thursday March 3, 2022

Last Updated on March 3, 2022 10:09 am

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
955 AM EST Thu Mar 3 2022

Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, and Boone
955 AM EST Thu Mar 3 2022

…Increased Fire Danger Today…

Today will be very warm and dry, with relative humidity values
mostly between 15 and 30 percent. When combined with 10 to 20 mph
winds that will gust at times to between 20 and 25 mph, increased
fire danger will result through this evening.

Outdoor burning is discouraged. Please refer to your local burn
permitting authorities on whether you can burn. If you do, you are
advised to use extreme caution.

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