...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.
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.