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Kentucky, Johnson

Special Statement

Statement as of 9:06 AM EDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Enhanced fire danger this afternoon and early evening...
... Patchy frost expected early Thursday morning...

Relative humidity will drop to around 25 percent for many locations
late today. This very dry air will present an enhanced wildfire
danger during the afternoon and early evening. Any open burning
will be potentially dangerous and is discouraged. In addition...
Kentucky state law prohibits burning within 150 feet of Woodland or
brush land between the hours of 6 am and 6 PM during this time of
year. Also... be careful not to discard cigarettes in areas where they
could start a fire.

Patchy frost is expected late tonight into Thursday morning. It will
be most prevalent in valleys. It would be a good idea to protect
sensitive plants in the normally colder locations.

Hal



159 am EDT Wed Apr 23 2014

... Patchy frost possible overnight...

Patchy frost will be possible overnight as winds in the valleys go
near calm and temperatures eventually fall into the 30s beneath clear
skies. The frost will occur mainly in the sheltered valleys and along
and north of I-64. This will pose a risk of damage to sensitive
plants through early this morning.

... Enhanced fire danger this afternoon...

An enhanced fire danger will exist this afternoon... with relative
humidity as low as 15 to 25 percent. Sustained winds will be 10 mph
or less on average... especially on ridgetops and in more open terrain
locations.

Any open burning will be potentially dangerous and is discouraged. In
addition... Kentucky state law prohibits burning in or within 150 feet
of Woodland or brush land between the hours of 6 am and 6 PM during
this time of year.

Do not discard cigarette Butts when driving... or in or around wooded
or grassy areas.

AR



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