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Red Flag Warning

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

MDZ005>007-010-011-014-240815-
/O.EXP.KLWX.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0004.140424T1500Z-140424T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0004.140424T1400Z-140424T2200Z/
CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
ANNE ARUNDEL-
809 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM EDT THURSDAY FOR
BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR THE GREATER BALTIMORE METRO AREA...
...RED FLAG WARNING HAS EXPIRED FROM TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM EDT THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND
  AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 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.

&&

$$



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