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Red Flag Warning For Monday – EXPIRED!

[ 0 ] February 14, 2011 |

Via NWS : All of the areas highlighted in red, including Wintergreen & Nelson County, are under a Red Flag Warning from 9AM Monday until 6PM Monday evening.

!EXPIRED – EXPIRED – EXPIRED!

URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
258 PM EST MON FEB 14 2011

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-
SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-
GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-EASTERN HIGHLAND-
HAMPSHIRE-HARDY-EASTERN GRANT-EASTERN MINERAL-EASTERN PENDLETON-
258 PM EST MON FEB 14 2011

…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING…

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING.

* HUMIDITY… MINUMUM AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 20 TO 30
PERCENT.

* WINDS… WEST 20 TO 30 MPH SUSTAINED. GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH.

* FUEL MOISTURE… 7 TO 8 PERCENT.

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
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

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