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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Jefferson, Tennessee
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Special Weather Statement


Updated:Wed 23-Apr-14 09:38am EDT
Effective:Wed 23-Apr-14 09:38am EDT
Expires:Wed 23-Apr-14 07:00pm EDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Observed
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Anderson; Bledsoe; Blount Smoky Mountains; Bradley; Campbell; Claiborne; Cocke Smoky Mountains; East Polk; Grainger; Hamblen; Hamilton; Hancock; Hawkins; Jefferson; Johnson; Knox; Loudon; Marion; McMinn; Meigs; Morgan; NW Blount; North Sevier; Northwest Carter; Northwest Cocke; Northwest Greene; Northwest Monroe; Rhea; Roane; Scott; Sequatchie; Sevier Smoky Mountains; Southeast Carter; Southeast Greene; Southeast Monroe; Sullivan; Unicoi; Union; Washington; West Polk
 
Message summary: ...increased fire danger this afternoon...
Occasional gusty wind of 15 to 20 mph and low relative humidities will combine to elevate the threat for wildfires this afternoon. Relative humidity values will drop to around 20 percent...and sustained winds around 10 mph with occasional gusts near 20 mph...will be common this afternoon. This evening...winds will subside and the relative humidities will rise...making conditions less threatening. People are discouraged from doing any outdoor burning this afternoon...as any fires could spread quickly. Report any wildfires immediately by calling 911. Also call law enforcement if you see any suspicious activities...that could lead to a fire.

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