Warsaw, Virginia, United States (22572)
Lat: 37.96N, Lon: 76.76W
Wx Zone: VAZ076
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Red Flag Warning
 Issued: 358 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014
 Expires: 800 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014
 
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RED FLAG WARNING
Issue Date: 358 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014
Expiration: 800 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014



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FLUVANNA-LOUISA-CUMBERLAND-GOOCHLAND-HANOVER-CAROLINE-AMELIA-
POWHATAN-CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-ESSEX-
WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-PRINCE GEORGE-
CHARLES CITY-NEW KENT-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-SURRY-
JAMES CITY-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA-
358 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014



...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS
OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA ...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 7 PERCENT

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRYING VEGETATION...LOW RELATIVE 
HUMIDITY...AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE 
FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND SPREAD OF WILDFIRES. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

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