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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
503 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

MDZ003>005-009-010-501-502-VAZ025>031-036>040-042-050-051-501>504-
WVZ050>053-055-501>506-241000-
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
503 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA...AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN MARYLAND
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GARRETT COUNTY.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA EAST
OF THE ALLEGHENY HIGHLANDS LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING. THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL ENHANCE THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF
WILDFIRES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MARYLAND. THE
COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND LOW FUEL
MOISTURES WILL ENHANCE THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

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Red Flag Warning

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

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.

&&

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