A Fire Weather Watch Issued For Eastern North Carolina

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for much of eastern North Carolina for Wednesday. The most critical time will be between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Wednesday as temperatures become quite warm. Southwest winds of 15 to 20 mph are expected, with occasional gusts to 30 mph. Relative humidity levels will range from near 30% inland and 35% near the coast. The combination of strong southwesterly winds, low relative humidity values and warm temperatures will make any fire that starts get out of control.


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  • by Anonymous on Mar 22, 2011 at 05:13 PM
    a burning ban is for long term dry weather event and not for one dry windy day.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 22, 2011 at 04:30 PM
    Need to put a burn ban on, neighbor was out burning again today.
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