Alert: Special Weather Statement issued April 19 at 12:02PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2018-04-19T12:02:55-04:00
Expires: 2018-04-19T19:00:00-04:00
Description: The combination of low relative humidity levels falling to 25
to 30 percent, and strong, breezy west winds gusting to 25 to 35
mph, will result in elevated fire danger conditions this
afternoon and early evening across eastern and southeast Virginia.

Virginia residents are reminded that outdoor burning is prohibited
before 4 pm each day through April 30th, and any outdoor burning
is strongly discouraged all day today. Exercise caution handling
any potential ignition source…including machinery…
cigarettes…and matches. Be sure to properly discard all smoking
materials. Any dry grasses and tree litter that ignite will have
the potential to spread quickly.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Brunswick; Southampton; Hampton/Poquoson; Eastern King and Queen; Greensville; Richmond; New Kent; Newport News; Norfolk/Portsmouth; Charles City; James City; Western King William; Eastern Essex; Middlesex; Dinwiddie; Western King and Queen; Isle of Wight; Lancaster; Sussex; Mathews; Eastern Henrico; Westmoreland; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Western Essex; Prince George; York; Eastern Hanover; Gloucester; Eastern King William; Suffolk; Chesapeake; Surry; Northumberland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2781398
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Update: Freeze Watch issued April 19 at 10:32AM EDT expiring April 20 at 9:00AM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Freeze Watch
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2018-04-19T10:32:30-04:00
Expires: 2018-04-19T18:45:00-04:00
Description: * TEMPERATURES…32 degrees or lower.

* IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions may damage sensitive
vegetation. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the
cold.

Instruction: A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Fairfax; Northwest Montgomery; Northern Baltimore; Albemarle; Northwest Howard; Stafford; Augusta; Page; Frederick; Northwest Harford; Warren; Northern Fauquier; Madison; Morgan; Jefferson; Culpeper; Shenandoah; Rappahannock; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Nelson; Rockingham; Carroll; Eastern Loudoun; Spotsylvania; Western Loudoun; Central and Southeast Howard; Clarke; Berkeley; Southern Fauquier; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Frederick; Orange; Greene; Washington

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2781120-2591412
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Freeze Watch issued April 19 at 10:29AM EDT expiring April 20 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Freeze Watch
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2018-04-19T10:29:52-04:00
Expires: 2018-04-19T18:30:00-04:00
Description: * TEMPERATURES: Dropping to near 32 degrees.

* TIMING: The coldest temperatures are expected from 3 am to 7
am early Friday morning.

* IMPACTS: Freezing temperatures may damage or kill sensitive
vegetation. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the
cold.

Instruction: A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Fluvanna; Prince Edward; Nottoway; Eastern Louisa; Amelia; Goochland; Western Hanover; Powhatan; Western Louisa; Caroline; Cumberland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2781117-2591410
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued April 19 at 5:15AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2018-04-19T05:15:37-04:00
Expires: 2018-04-19T13:15:00-04:00
Description: The combination of low relative humidity levels falling to
near 25 percent, and strong, breezy west winds gusting to 25 to
35 mph, will result in elevated fire danger conditions this
afternoon and early evening in central and south central Virginia.

Virginia residents are reminded that outdoor burning is prohibited
before 4 pm each day through April 30th, and any outdoor burning
is strongly discouraged all day today. Exercise caution handling
any potential ignition source…including machinery…
cigarettes…and matches. Be sure to properly discard all smoking
materials. Any dry grasses and tree litter that ignite will have
the potential to spread quickly.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Fluvanna; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Lunenburg; Prince Edward; Eastern Louisa; Mecklenburg; Caroline; Western Chesterfield; Nottoway; Amelia; Goochland; Powhatan; Western Hanover; Western Louisa; Cumberland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2780794
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Freeze Watch issued April 19 at 3:32AM EDT expiring April 20 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Freeze Watch
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2018-04-19T03:33:01-04:00
Expires: 2018-04-19T11:45:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Freeze
Watch, which is in effect from late tonight through Friday
morning.

* TEMPERATURES: Dropping to near 32 degrees.

* TIMING: The coldest temperatures are expected from 3 am to 7 am
early Friday morning.

* IMPACTS: Freezing temperatures may damage or kill sensitive
vegetation. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the
cold.

Instruction: A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Fluvanna; Prince Edward; Nottoway; Eastern Louisa; Amelia; Goochland; Western Hanover; Powhatan; Western Louisa; Caroline; Cumberland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2780534-2591116
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued April 18 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2018-04-18T23:01:03-04:00
Expires: 2018-04-19T07:00:00-04:00
Description: The combination of low relative humidity levels falling to
near 25 percent, and strong, breezy west winds gusting to 25 to
35 mph, will result in elevated fire danger conditions Thursday
afternoon and early evening in central and south central Virginia
Thursday afternoon and early evening.

Virginia residents are reminded that outdoor burning is prohibited
before 4 pm each day through April 30th, and any outdoor burning
is strongly discouraged all day on Thursday. Exercise caution
handling any potential ignition source…including machinery…
cigarettes…and matches. Be sure to properly discard all smoking
materials. Any dry grasses and tree litter that ignite will have
the potential to spread quickly.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Fluvanna; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Lunenburg; Prince Edward; Eastern Louisa; Mecklenburg; Caroline; Western Chesterfield; Nottoway; Amelia; Goochland; Powhatan; Western Hanover; Western Louisa; Cumberland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2780320
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Cancel: The Freeze Warning has been cancelled.

Event: Freeze Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2018-04-18T06:26:14-04:00
Expires: 2018-04-18T06:41:14-04:00
Description: The Freeze Warning has been cancelled and is no longer in effect.
Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Past
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Eastern Louisa; Western Hanover; Western Louisa; Caroline

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2778843-2590229
CAP MessageType: Cancel

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Update: Fire Weather Watch issued April 18 at 4:42AM EDT expiring April 19 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Fire Weather Watch
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2018-04-18T04:42:54-04:00
Expires: 2018-04-18T13:00:00-04:00
Description: * AFFECTED AREA…Central and south central Virginia, most of
southeast and eastern Virginia.

* WINDS…West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* TIMING…Primarily during the afternoon and early evening
hours.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY…25 to 30 percent.

* TEMPERATURES…65 to 70.

* LIGHTNING…None.

* IMPACTS…Critical fire weather conditions are likely to
develop on Thursday, especially during the afternoon and early
evening hours. All outdoor burning is discouraged.

Instruction: A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

Virginia residents are reminded that open burning is prohibited
before 4 pm each day through April 30th.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Western Hanover; Goochland; Eastern King and Queen; Suffolk; Gloucester; New Kent; Western Louisa; Eastern Essex; Westmoreland; Western King William; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Mathews; Amelia; Prince George; Newport News; Western Chesterfield; Western King and Queen; Isle of Wight; Northumberland; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Mecklenburg; Sussex; Fluvanna; Nottoway; Cumberland; Middlesex; Eastern Louisa; Lancaster; Charles City; Eastern Henrico; Norfolk/Portsmouth; Western Essex; Caroline; Chesapeake; Powhatan; Richmond; Greensville; Eastern King William; York; Prince Edward; Hampton/Poquoson; Lunenburg; Surry; James City; Brunswick; Dinwiddie; Southampton; Eastern Hanover

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2778722-2590153
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Freeze Warning issued April 18 at 3:14AM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Freeze Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2018-04-18T03:14:21-04:00
Expires: 2018-04-18T08:00:00-04:00
Description: * TEMPERATURES: Around 32 degrees, mainly over low lying rural
areas.

* TIMING: Through 8 AM.

* IMPACTS: Freezing temperatures may damage or kill sensitive
vegetation. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the
cold.

Instruction: A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Eastern Louisa; Western Hanover; Western Louisa; Caroline

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2778481-2590041
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Freeze Warning issued April 17 at 9:25PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Freeze Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2018-04-17T21:25:39-04:00
Expires: 2018-04-18T05:00:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Freeze
Warning, which is in effect until 8 AM EDT Wednesday.

* TEMPERATURES: 30 to 32 degrees, mainly over low lying rural
areas.

* TIMING: The coldest temperatures are expected from 2 am to 7 am
EDT early Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS: Freezing temperatures may damage or kill sensitive
vegetation. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the
cold.

Instruction: A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Eastern Louisa; Western Hanover; Western Louisa; Caroline

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2778060-2589796
CAP MessageType: Alert

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