Important fire risk message from Caroline County Fire and Rescue

Code Red! Code Red! Defcon Death!

Yeah, I know, not something to joke about; anyway:

The National Weather Service In Wakefield Has Issued A Red Flag Fire Risk Warning for Caroline County… Which Is In Effect From 9 AM To 9 PM EST Sunday, Feb 10, 2008.

THE CAROLINE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FIRE AND RESCUE REQUESTS CITIZENS NOT TO BURN OUTDOOR BRUSH AND DEBRIS ON SUNDAY.

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 Mild Temperatures Will Create Explosive Fire Growth Potential.

A Strong Cold Front Will Approach From The West Tonight… And Cross The Mid Atlantic Region On Sunday. A Very Dry Airmass Will Follow… With Relative Humidities Dropping To Between 15 And 30 Percent By Sunday Afternoon Across Central And Southeast Virginia… And Northeast North Carolina. The Very Dry Conditions Will Be Combined With Sustained Winds Of 25 To 35 Mph… With Higher Gusts. Fire Management Officials Should Stay Alert For Potential Hazards Sunday.

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