Warren Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 11:55 AM EDT on April 23, 2014

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

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