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Special Statement

Statement as of 6:02 AM EDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Increased fire danger today...

Breezy and dry conditions will prevail over central and southeast
Virginia today. Minimum relative humidity values will range from
20 to 30 percent and will combine with sustained northwest winds
of 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. This will result in
increased fire danger across central and southeast Virginia
through early this evening... primarily during the afternoon
hours.

Virginia residents are reminded that open burning is prohibited
before 4 PM each day through April 30th. Residents are urged to
exercise caution handling any potential ignition source... including
machinery... cigarettes and matches. Be sure to properly discard
all smoking materials. Any dry grasses and tree litter that ignite
will have the potential to spread quickly.



Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 7:42 AM EDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for portions of
central and eastern Virginia...

* winds... northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Humidity... as low as 22 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 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 will
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





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