Red Flag Warning : 11AM Until 6 PM EST – EXPIRED @ 6 PM

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    RED FLAG WARNING
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    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
    510 AM EST SAT MAR 1 2008
    
    CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-
    RAPPAHANNOCK-FAUQUIER-ORANGE-CULPEPER-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
    KING GEORGE-
    510 AM EST SAT MAR 1 2008
    
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM EST
    THIS AFTERNOON...
    
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
    RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
    6 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
    EFFECT.
    
    VERY LITTLE PRECIPITATION FELL OVERNIGHT WITH A PASSING COLD
    FRONT. WEST OR NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 30 TO 35 MPH BEHIND
    THE COLD FRONT THIS AFTERNOON. THE GUSTY WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH
    LOW FUEL MOISTURES AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 30
    PERCENT...WILL LEAD TO HIGH FIRE DANGER LATER THIS MORNING AND
    AFTERNOON.
    
    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
    CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

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