Buckingham Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 23. huhtikuuta 2014 klo 11:55 (EDT)

...Red flag warning remains in effect until 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...

* humidity...20 to 30 percent through sunset 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.