Vinton Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 7:54 AM EDT on April 20, 2014

Here is a Special Weather Statement from the National Weather Service...

The combination of dry fuels...low relative humidities...and occasional gusty winds this afternoon will create an enhanced danger for wildfires.

Open burning of any type is considered dangerous at this time...and is discouraged. Be very careful of heat and Sparks while operating any equipment in wildland areas. In addition...avoid smoking in wildland areas...or tossing cigarette Butts.

West Virginia law prohibits outdoor burning between the hours of 7 am and 5 PM EDT.

Kentucky law prohibits outdoor burning within 150 feet of Woodland or brushland between the hours of 6 am and 6 PM.

Ohio law prohibits outdoor burning between the hours of 6 am and 6 PM.