• Red Flag Warning

    Expiring:
    04/23/2014 08:00pm
    Areas affected:
    Albemarle, VA; Amelia, VA; Amherst, VA; Augusta, VA; Bedford, VA; Buckingham, VA; Caroline, VA; Charles City, VA; Chesterfield, VA; Culpeper, VA; Cumberland, VA; Essex, VA; Fluvanna, VA; Gloucester, VA; Goochland, VA; Greene, VA; Hanover, VA; Henrico, VA; James City, VA; King and Queen, VA; King George, VA; King William, VA; Lancaster, VA; Louisa, VA; Madison, VA; Middlesex, VA; Nelson, VA; New Kent, VA; Northumberland, VA; Orange, VA; Page, VA; Powhatan, VA; Prince George, VA; Richmond, VA; Rockbridge, VA; Rockingham, VA; Shenandoah, VA; Spotsylvania, VA; Stafford, VA; Surry, VA; Westmoreland, VA; Buena Vista City, VA; Lexington City, VA; Richmond City, VA; Waynesboro City, VA

    VAZ025-026-036>038-504-WVZ506-231615-

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    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    FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.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.

  • Red Flag Warning

    Expiring:
    04/23/2014 08:00pm
    Areas affected:
    Albemarle, VA; Amelia, VA; Amherst, VA; Augusta, VA; Bedford, VA; Buckingham, VA; Caroline, VA; Charles City, VA; Chesterfield, VA; Culpeper, VA; Cumberland, VA; Essex, VA; Fluvanna, VA; Gloucester, VA; Goochland, VA; Greene, VA; Hanover, VA; Henrico, VA; James City, VA; King and Queen, VA; King George, VA; King William, VA; Lancaster, VA; Louisa, VA; Madison, VA; Middlesex, VA; Nelson, VA; New Kent, VA; Northumberland, VA; Orange, VA; Page, VA; Powhatan, VA; Prince George, VA; Richmond, VA; Rockbridge, VA; Rockingham, VA; Shenandoah, VA; Spotsylvania, VA; Stafford, VA; Surry, VA; Westmoreland, VA; Buena Vista City, VA; Lexington City, VA; Richmond City, VA; Waynesboro City, VA

    VAZ048-049-061>064-068>078-081>086-089>091-094-099-100-231600-

    /O.NEW.KAKQ.FW.W.0002.140423T1600Z-140424T0000Z/
    FLUVANNA-LOUISA-CUMBERLAND-GOOCHLAND-HANOVER-CAROLINE-AMELIA-
    POWHATAN-CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-ESSEX-
    WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-PRINCE GEORGE-
    CHARLES CITY-NEW KENT-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-SURRY-
    JAMES CITY-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA-
    358 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
    EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS
    OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA ...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
    WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
    FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
    IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.
    * FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 7 PERCENT
    * IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRYING VEGETATION...LOW RELATIVE
    HUMIDITY...AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
    FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.
    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
    CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

  • Red Flag Warning

    Expiring:
    04/23/2014 08:00pm
    Areas affected:
    Albemarle, VA; Amelia, VA; Amherst, VA; Augusta, VA; Bedford, VA; Buckingham, VA; Caroline, VA; Charles City, VA; Chesterfield, VA; Culpeper, VA; Cumberland, VA; Essex, VA; Fluvanna, VA; Gloucester, VA; Goochland, VA; Greene, VA; Hanover, VA; Henrico, VA; James City, VA; King and Queen, VA; King George, VA; King William, VA; Lancaster, VA; Louisa, VA; Madison, VA; Middlesex, VA; Nelson, VA; New Kent, VA; Northumberland, VA; Orange, VA; Page, VA; Powhatan, VA; Prince George, VA; Richmond, VA; Rockbridge, VA; Rockingham, VA; Shenandoah, VA; Spotsylvania, VA; Stafford, VA; Surry, VA; Westmoreland, VA; Buena Vista City, VA; Lexington City, VA; Richmond City, VA; Waynesboro City, VA

    URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
    400 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014
    ...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD TODAY...
    .STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL MAKE IT HARD
    TO CONTROL WILDFIRES TODAY. WINDS OF 20 MPH...HUMIDITY MINIMUMS
    NEAR 20 PERCENT...WILL PROMOTE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE
    SPREAD IF A WILDLAND FIRE OCCURS TODAY.
    VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-047-231600-

    /O.NEW.KRNK.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
    TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-
    CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-
    ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-BUCKINGHAM-
    400 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
    THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR AREAS ALONG
    THE BLUE RIDGE FROM SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA NORTHWARD INTO NORTH
    CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS
    ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING FOR WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT WILL PROMOTE
    RAPID SPREAD OF WILDLAND FIRES. THIS WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM
    11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER
    WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
    * AFFECTED AREA...COUNTIES IN VIRGINIA...TAZEWELL...BLAND...
    SMYTH...GILES...WYTHE...PULASKI...MONTGOMERY...GRAYSON...
    CARROLL...FLOYD...CRAIG...ALLEGHANY...BATH...ROANOKE...
    BOTETOURT...ROCKBRIDGE...PATRICK...FRANKLIN...BEDFORD...
    AMHERST...AND BUCKINGHAM.
    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...GUSTY WINDS
    AND DRY VEGETATION WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR THE
    DEVELOPMENT AND SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
    ARE LIKELY. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
    HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
    FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD OR POTENTIAL FOR EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH.

  • Red Flag Warning

    Expiring:
    04/23/2014 08:00pm
    Areas affected:
    Albemarle, VA; Amelia, VA; Amherst, VA; Augusta, VA; Bedford, VA; Buckingham, VA; Caroline, VA; Charles City, VA; Chesterfield, VA; Culpeper, VA; Cumberland, VA; Essex, VA; Fluvanna, VA; Gloucester, VA; Goochland, VA; Greene, VA; Hanover, VA; Henrico, VA; James City, VA; King and Queen, VA; King George, VA; King William, VA; Lancaster, VA; Louisa, VA; Madison, VA; Middlesex, VA; Nelson, VA; New Kent, VA; Northumberland, VA; Orange, VA; Page, VA; Powhatan, VA; Prince George, VA; Richmond, VA; Rockbridge, VA; Rockingham, VA; Shenandoah, VA; Spotsylvania, VA; Stafford, VA; Surry, VA; Westmoreland, VA; Buena Vista City, VA; Lexington City, VA; Richmond City, VA; Waynesboro City, VA

    MDZ003-016-017-502-VAZ027>031-039-040-042-050>053-055>057-501-502-
    WVZ050>053-055-502-504-231615-

    /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 WILLIAMMANASSAS 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.