...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY...
THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 TO 25 PERCENT AND
WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WILL RESULT IN INCREASED FIRE DANGER
ACROSS WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA TODAY. THE FIRE DANGER WILL BE
GREATEST BETWEEN NOON AND 8 PM EDT.
PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL BURN PERMITTING AUTHORITIES ON WHETHER
YOU CAN BURN TODAY. IF YOU DO BURN, USE EXTREME CAUTION SINCE
FIRES CAN QUICKLY GET OUT OF HAND UNDER THESE CONDITIONS.
...WINDY AND VERY DRY AGAIN TODAY...
.WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. THIS COMBINED WITH
DRY FUELS ARE LIKELY TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT OF
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A RED FLAG WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, WHICH IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING.
* AFFECTED AREA...ALEXANDER, IREDELL, DAVIE, CATAWBA, ROWAN,
CLEVELAND, LINCOLN, GASTON, MECKLENBURG, CABARRUS, UNION NC,
GREATER CALDWELL, GREATER BURKE, EASTERN MCDOWELL, GREATER
RUTHERFORD AND EASTERN POLK.
* TIMING...NOON TO 6 PM EDT TODAY.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 17 PERCENT.
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE VERY FAVORABLE FOR WILDFIRE
A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW, .OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.
Mooresvilletribune.com: Obituaries published Mar. 20, 2020
October 28, 1947 - March 19, 2020 Karen Freeman Grayson, 72, of Mooresville, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at her residence. She was born Oct. 28, 1947, in Summit, N.J., to the late Walter and Thelma Thompson Freeman. Mrs. Grayson was retired from the West Amwell Township Board of Education. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Grayson. She is survived by her son, Gregory Grayson; brother-in-law, Douglas Grayson and wife, Margaret; and grandchildren, Brian and Margret Grayson. A service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Grayson family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.
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