Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4
000
WWUS81 KLWX 230811
RFWLWX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DCZ001-MDZ004>007-009>011-013-014-018-VAZ054-231615-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.A.0004.140424T1500Z-140424T2200Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CALVERT-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS AND NORTHEASTERN
MARYLAND...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS AND PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN MARYLAND...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING. 15 TO 25 PERCENT LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THROUGH
  EARLY THIS EVENING. 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH LATE
  THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

VAZ025-026-036>038-504-WVZ506-231615-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-EASTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS
OF THE POTOMAC HIGHLANDS...PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN SHENANDOAH
VALLEY...AND THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE AND FOOTHILLS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

MDZ003-016-017-502-VAZ027>031-039-040-042-050>053-055>057-501-502-
WVZ050>053-055-502-504-231615-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
WASHINGTON-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-
LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-
FAIRFAX-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
EASTERN GRANT-EASTERN MINERAL-
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND LOWER SOUTHERN MARYLAND...NORTHERN VIRGINIA
AND THE EASTERN PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$








USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.