Event: Red Flag Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Description: The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
Red Flag Warning for strong winds and low relative humidities,
which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 8 PM EDT this
evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* HUMIDITY…Around 20 percent.
* WINDS…Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* FUEL MOISTURE…Decreasing to below 8 percent.
* IMPACTS…Gusty winds, low relative humidity, and low fuel
moistures will combine to create an environment conducive to
the rapid spread of wildfires.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Frederick; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Northern Virginia Blue Ridge; Berkeley; Frederick; Hampshire; Eastern Grant; Clarke; Eastern Loudoun; Western Mineral; Southern Baltimore; Prince Georges; Northwest Harford; Anne Arundel; St. Marys; Northern Fauquier; Northern Baltimore; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Extreme Western Allegany; Northwest Montgomery; Washington; Rappahannock; Northwest Howard; Warren; District of Columbia; Fairfax; Hardy; Eastern Mineral; Western Loudoun; Charles; Southeast Harford; Page; Carroll; Morgan; Western Grant; Central and Southeast Howard; Southern Fauquier; Calvert; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Jefferson; Shenandoah; Central and Eastern Allegany
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2798703-2599255
CAP MessageType: Alert