Gaston Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 2:10 PM EDT Apr. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Increased fire danger this evening across North Carolina...

Strong, breezy northwesterly winds with gusts of 25 to 35 mph,
will combine with relative humidity levels dipping as low as 25 to
30 percent creating elevated fire danger conditions across
western North Carolina.

Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether
you can burn today or Thursday. If you do burn, you are advised
to use extreme caution.



415 am EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

... Increased fire danger this afternoon and evening across North
Carolina...

Strong, breezy northwesterly winds with gusts of 25 to 35 mph,
will combine with relative humidity levels dipping as low as 25 to
30 percent creating elevated fire danger conditions again on
Thursday across western North Carolina.

Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether
you can burn today or Thursday. If you do burn, you are advised
to use extreme caution.