Red Flag Warning in effect Tuesday across Virginia

Avoid outdoor burning
Published: Apr. 17, 2023 at 5:57 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 18, 2023 at 2:18 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A Red Flag/Fire Weather Warning is effect across the area Tuesday through 8 p.m.

The combination of dry conditions, low relative humidity, and strong gusty winds could result in favorable conditions for the rapid spread of fires.

The Warning is in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday. A west wind of 10-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph is likely during the day. Avoid outdoor burning and use caution with anything that might cause a fire.

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