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Fire Weather Warning across Central VA Thursday

Increased fire danger with gusty winds and dry conditions
Updated: Mar. 11, 2021 at 11:44 AM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Warning today.

This Watch goes into effect for our entire area starting at 10 a.m. and continues through 7 p.m.

With the long dry stretch of weather, we have had coupled with a gusty SW wind at 15-25mph, low relative humidity and temperatures close to 80° Thursday, all outdoor burning is discouraged.

Residents are reminded that open burning is prohibited before 4 p.m. each day through April 30.

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