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Special Weather Statement


Issued Expired

Start Time

Wed 10/05/2022 04:13 AM EDT

End Time

Wed 10/05/2022 08:00 PM EDT



Locations Affected

Hartwell, GA ∙ Clarkesville, GA ∙ Dillard, GA ∙ Satolah, GA ∙ Habersham, GA ∙ Bowersville, GA ∙ Turnerville, GA ∙ Elbert County Airport Patz Field, GA ∙ Rabun Bald, GA ∙ Royston, GA

Full Alert Message

Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC 413 AM EDT Wed Oct 5 2022 GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-060000- Rabun-Habersham-Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert- 413 AM EDT Wed Oct 5 2022 ...INCREASED FIRE DANGER IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING... Relative humidities of 25 percent or lower are expected for 4 hours this afternoon and evening. Despite fairly low wind speeds, low fuel moistures and aforementioned low humidity will allow fires to begin and spread more easily. Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities whether you may burn outdoors. If you do burn outside, use extreme caution.