Red Flag Warning Weather Alert(s)

A red flag warning has been issued >>>Expired<<<

Last Updated 5 days ago by Devontae Jackson.

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The National Weather Service has allowed this alert to expire.

The NWS in Wilmington, OH says, “URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wilmington OH
1005 AM EST Thu Nov 19 2020

…RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON…

.Strong winds and low relative humidity this afternoon will
cause any fires that occur to spread rapidly. Please refrain from
open burning and report any fires that you may see.

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1005 AM EST Thu Nov 19 2020

…RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR MUCH OF THE REGION…

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
until 7 PM EST this evening.

  • AFFECTED AREA…Fire Weather Zone 042 Darke, Fire Weather Zone
    045 Union OH, Fire Weather Zone 046 Delaware, Fire Weather
    Zone 050 Wayne, Fire Weather Zone 051 Miami, Fire Weather Zone
    052 Champaign, Fire Weather Zone 053 Clark, Fire Weather Zone
    054 Madison, Fire Weather Zone 055 Franklin OH, Fire Weather
    Zone 056 Licking, Fire Weather Zone 058 Fayette IN, Fire
    Weather Zone 059 Union IN, Fire Weather Zone 060 Preble, Fire
    Weather Zone 061 Montgomery, Fire Weather Zone 062 Greene,
    Fire Weather Zone 063 Fayette OH, Fire Weather Zone 064
    Pickaway, Fire Weather Zone 065 Fairfield, Fire Weather Zone
    066 Franklin IN, Fire Weather Zone 070 Butler, Fire Weather
    Zone 071 Warren, Fire Weather Zone 072 Clinton, Fire Weather
    Zone 073 Ripley, Fire Weather Zone 073 Ross, Fire Weather Zone
    074 Dearborn, Fire Weather Zone 074 Hocking, Fire Weather Zone
    075 Ohio, Fire Weather Zone 077 Hamilton, Fire Weather Zone
    078 Clermont, Fire Weather Zone 079 Brown, Fire Weather Zone
    080 Switzerland, Fire Weather Zone 080 Highland, Fire Weather
    Zone 081 Adams, Fire Weather Zone 082 Pike, Fire Weather Zone
    088 Scioto, Fire Weather Zone 089 Carroll, Fire Weather Zone
    090 Gallatin, Fire Weather Zone 091 Boone, Fire Weather Zone
    092 Kenton, Fire Weather Zone 093 Campbell, Fire Weather Zone
    094 Owen, Fire Weather Zone 095 Grant, Fire Weather Zone 096
    Pendleton, Fire Weather Zone 097 Bracken, Fire Weather Zone
    098 Robertson, Fire Weather Zone 099 Mason and Fire Weather
    Zone 100 Lewis.
  • WINDS…Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
  • RELATIVE HUMIDITY…As low as 23 percent.
  • IMPACTS…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Avoid burning. Conditions are favorable for rapid fire growth.

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The National Weather Service has allowed this alert to expire.

The NWS in Indianapolis, IN says, “URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
954 AM EST Thu Nov 19 2020

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954 AM EST Thu Nov 19 2020

…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS…

  • AFFECTED AREA…Fire Weather Zone 021 Carroll, Fire Weather
    Zone 028 Warren, Fire Weather Zone 029 Tippecanoe, Fire
    Weather Zone 030 Clinton, Fire Weather Zone 031 Howard, Fire
    Weather Zone 035 Fountain, Fire Weather Zone 036 Montgomery,
    Fire Weather Zone 037 Boone, Fire Weather Zone 038 Tipton,
    Fire Weather Zone 039 Hamilton, Fire Weather Zone 040 Madison,
    Fire Weather Zone 041 Delaware, Fire Weather Zone 042
    Randolph, Fire Weather Zone 043 Vermillion, Fire Weather Zone
    044 Parke, Fire Weather Zone 045 Putnam, Fire Weather Zone 046
    Hendricks, Fire Weather Zone 047 Marion, Fire Weather Zone 048
    Hancock, Fire Weather Zone 049 Henry, Fire Weather Zone 051
    Vigo, Fire Weather Zone 052 Clay, Fire Weather Zone 053 Owen,
    Fire Weather Zone 054 Morgan, Fire Weather Zone 055 Johnson,
    Fire Weather Zone 056 Shelby, Fire Weather Zone 057 Rush, Fire
    Weather Zone 060 Sullivan, Fire Weather Zone 061 Greene, Fire
    Weather Zone 062 Monroe, Fire Weather Zone 063 Brown, Fire
    Weather Zone 064 Bartholomew, Fire Weather Zone 065 Decatur,
    Fire Weather Zone 067 Knox, Fire Weather Zone 068 Daviess,
    Fire Weather Zone 069 Martin, Fire Weather Zone 070 Lawrence,
    Fire Weather Zone 071 Jackson and Fire Weather Zone 072
    Jennings.
  • TIMING…11 AM EST until 7 PM EST.
  • WINDS…Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
  • RELATIVE HUMIDITY…As low as 20 percent.
  • TEMPERATURES…In the mid 60s.
  • IMPACTS…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
    Outdoor burning is not recommended. Never through cigarettes out
    of a vehicle.

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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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