Red Flag Warning Extended into WednesdayMarch 2, 2010, 4:40 PM HST · Updated March 2, 4:42 PM 0 Comments
A red flag warning has been extended through Wednesday afternoon for the leeward portions of all islands. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures prompted the warning. Strong and gusty trades and a dry stable atmosphere are expected to persist into tomorrow.
EVENTS: The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the Red Flag Warning for LEEWARD portions of all islands, now in EFFECT UNTIL 6:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY.
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 will create rapid fire growth potential. A Red Flag Warning does not predict new fire starts.
EFFECTS: Strong and gusty trade winds and dry and stable atmosphere will persist into Wednesday, creating critical Fire Weather conditions.
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