Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1234 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

KYZ101>103-105-VAZ003-004-WVZ005>011-013>020-024>030-033>037-
010000-
/O.EXA.KRLX.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150401T0000Z/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-WAYNE-CABELL-
MASON-JACKSON WV-WOOD-PLEASANTS-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-
ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-
BRAXTON-GILMER-LEWIS-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-
1234 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 DICKENSON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 004 BUCHANAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 WAYNE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 006 CABELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 007 MASON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 008 JACKSON WV...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 009 WOOD...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 010 PLEASANTS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 TYLER...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 LINCOLN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014 PUTNAM...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 KANAWHA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016 ROANE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 WIRT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 CALHOUN...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019 RITCHIE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020
  DODDRIDGE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 024 MINGO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  025 LOGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 026 BOONE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  027 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 028 BRAXTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  029 GILMER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 030 LEWIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  033 MCDOWELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 WYOMING...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 035 RALEIGH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 036 FAYETTE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 037 NICHOLAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 GREENUP...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102 CARTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103 BOYD AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105 LAWRENCE KY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS THE UPPER TEENS TO LOWER 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S.

* IMPACTS...THE THREAT IS ENHANCED IN GRASSY AND BRUSH FILLED
  AREAS.

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
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

OHZ066-067-075-076-083>087-010000-
/O.CON.KRLX.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150401T0000Z/
PERRY-MORGAN-ATHENS-WASHINGTON-JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-
LAWRENCE OH-
1234 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR SOUTHEAST
OHIO.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 066 PERRY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 067 MORGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 075 ATHENS...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 076 WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 083 JACKSON OH...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 084 VINTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 MEIGS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 086 GALLIA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 LAWRENCE OH.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...UPPER TEENS TO LOWER 20S.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S.

* IMPACTS...THE THREAT IS ENHANCED IN GRASSY AND BRUSH FILLED
  AREAS.

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
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$






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