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Charleston, WV

#1 Mar 20, 2013
Kanawha
Fire Weather Warning in effect from NOON EDT WED until 8PM EDT WED
RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST OHIO
EXTREME SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
AND SOUTHERN HALF OF WEST VIRGINIA
DUE TO DRY FUELS
COMBINED WITH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS FOR ZONES 003
004
005
006
007
008
013
014
015
016
024
025
026
027
033
034
035
083
086
087
101
102
103 AND 105.
AFFECTED AREA
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 DICKENSON
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 BUCHANAN
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 WAYNE
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 006 CABELL
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 007 MASON
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008 JACKSON
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 LINCOLN
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014 PUTNAM
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 KANAWHA
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016 ROANE
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 024 MINGO
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 LOGAN
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 026 BOONE
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 027 CLAY
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 MCDOWELL
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 WYOMING
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 035 RALEIGH
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 083 JACKSON
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 GALLIA
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 LAWRENCE
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 GREENUP
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102 CARTER
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103 BOYD AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105 LAWRENCE.
WINDS
WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
TIMING
NOON THROUGH 8 PM.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURES
IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.
IMPACTS
THE THREAT IS ENHANCED IN GRASSY AND BRUSH FILLED AREAS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
AFFECTED AREA
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 DICKENSON
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 BUCHANAN
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 WAYNE
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 006 CABELL
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 007 MASON
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008 JACKSON
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 LINCOLN
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014 PUTNAM
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 KANAWHA
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016 ROANE
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 024 MINGO
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 LOGAN
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 026 BOONE
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 027 CLAY
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 MCDOWELL
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 WYOMING
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 035 RALEIGH
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 083 JACKSON
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 GALLIA
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 LAWRENCE
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 GREENUP
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102 CARTER
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103 BOYD AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105 LAWRENCE.
WINDS
WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
TIMING
NOON THROUGH 8 PM.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURES
IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.
IMPACTS
THE THREAT IS ENHANCED IN GRASSY AND BRUSH FILLED AREAS. 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 AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

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