Skip Navigation Linkswww.nws.noaa.gov 
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service Forecast Office   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Wakefield, VA banner image
 
 

Red Flag Warning
Latest Versions  [Current][-1][-2]



000
WWUS81 KAKQ 140250
RFWAKQ

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1050 PM EDT THU MAR 13 2014

MDZ021>025-VAZ048-049-060>064-067>078-080>086-099-141015-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FW.A.0002.140314T1600Z-140314T2200Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
FLUVANNA-LOUISA-PRINCE EDWARD-CUMBERLAND-GOOCHLAND-HANOVER-
CAROLINE-NOTTOWAY-AMELIA-POWHATAN-CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-
KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-ESSEX-WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-
NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-DINWIDDIE-PRINCE GEORGE-CHARLES CITY-
NEW KENT-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-ACCOMACK-
1050 PM EDT THU MAR 13 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA... 
  INCLUDING THE RICHMOND METRO AREA...THE TRI-CITIES AND THE 
  NORTHERN NECK. 

* WINDS...SOUTH T0 SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY. 
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. 

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.

&&

$$

NCZ012-VAZ065-066-079-087>094-100-141015-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FW.A.0002.140314T1600Z-140314T2200Z/
NORTHAMPTON NC-MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-BRUNSWICK-GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-
SURRY-JAMES CITY-YORK-SOUTHAMPTON-ISLE OF WIGHT-
NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON-NORTHAMPTON VA-
1050 PM EDT THU MAR 13 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTH CENTRAL AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN 
  VIRGINIA.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY. 
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. 

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.

&&

$$







National Weather Service
Disclaimer Privacy Policy