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Weather alert: Enhanced fire threat for Fredericksburg region today
The National Weather Service has issued the following statement:
AN ENHANCED FIRE WEATHER THREAT TODAY…
THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WEST WINDS… 15 TO 25 MPH SUSTAINED WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH… AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 20 PERCENT WILL RESULT IN AN ENHANCED FIRE WEATHER THREAT THROUGH SUNSET. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT ADVISED DUE TO THE THREAT OF WILDFIRE SPREAD.