Petersburg city County, Virginia
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Fire Weather Warning
VAZ048-049-061>064-068>078-081>086-089>091-094-099-100-231600-
/O.UPG.KAKQ.FW.A.0003.140423T1600Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FW.W.0002.140423T1600Z-140424T0000Z/
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IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.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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