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Special Weather Statement for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC – Friday February 11, 2022

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Last Updated on February 11, 2022 5:06 pm

Special Weather Statement
Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
911 AM EST Fri Feb 11 2022

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Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Watauga-Wilkes-
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Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-
Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Henry-Pittsylvania-
Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham-Halifax-Charlotte-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury,
Eden, Yanceyville, Boone, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Tazewell,
Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski,
Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs,
Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Stuart,
Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst, Martinsville, Danville, Lynchburg,
Appomattox, South Boston, and Keysville
911 AM EST Fri Feb 11 2022

…INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY FROM NOON TO 6 PM…

A dry airmass, breezy conditions, and low fuel moistures together
will produce an increased fire danger threat this afternoon.
Relative humidity values will drop into the low 30s and upper 20s,
while wind gusts will range between 15 and 30 mph and fuel
moistures will drop below 7%.

Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether
you can burn today. Use extreme caution when burning as fires may
get out of hand quickly in these conditions.

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