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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
311 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

MDZ021>025-231100-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FW.A.0003.140423T1600Z-140424T0000Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
311 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE LOWER 
MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

VAZ048-049-061>064-069>078-081>086-089>091-094-099-100-231100-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FW.A.0003.140423T1600Z-140424T0000Z/
FLUVANNA-LOUISA-CUMBERLAND-GOOCHLAND-HANOVER-CAROLINE-POWHATAN-
CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-ESSEX-
WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-PRINCE GEORGE-
CHARLES CITY-NEW KENT-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-SURRY-
JAMES CITY-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA-
311 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS 
OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 7 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.

&&

$$







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