Wicomico Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 6:53 PM EDT on April 22, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening for wind and low relative humidity for the lower Maryland Eastern Shore...

* winds...northwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Humidity...25 to 30 percent.

* Fuel moisture...less than 8 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 Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.