Red Flag Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the District of Columbia from 8am this morning to 7pm this evening for strong winds and low humidity. • Humidity - 25 to 30 percent• Winds - West 20 to 30 mph with Gust up to 50 mph• Fuel Moisture - 5 to 8 percent• Impacts - Any fire that develop may quickly get out of control and become difficult to contain 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.