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

[ 0 ] March 1, 2008 |

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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 THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.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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