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Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 2:29 PM EDT on April 22, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for eastern West Virginia...central and northern Virginia...Washington DC and much of Maryland...

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a Fire Weather Watch for the potential of rapid wildfire growth... which is in effect Wednesday from late morning through early evening.

* Humidity...20 to 30 percent.

* Winds...northwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Fuel moisture...less than 8 percent.

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.

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