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Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:34 PM EDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Red flag warning in effect from 9 am to 8 PM EDT Thursday for
southeast New York which includes all of Long Island as well as
northeast New Jersey...


* affected area... southeast New York which includes all of Long
Island as well as northeast New Jersey.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts around 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 18 percent.

* Timing... late Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* Impacts... rapid fire spread possible if ignition occurs.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...


A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected or occurring. A combination of strong winds... low
relative humidity... and dry fuels will create critical fire
weather conditions.






322 PM EDT Wed Apr 23 2014

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening
for low relative humidity and strong wind for eastern
Pennsylvania... most of New Jersey... Delaware and the Eastern
Shore of Maryland...

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening for or low relative humidity and strong
wind for eastern Pennsylvania... most of New Jersey... Delaware and
the Eastern Shore of Maryland...

* winds... northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Timing... winds will remain gusty into this evening, then
decrease somewhat after sunset before increasing again on
Thursday.

* Relative humidity... minimum relative humidity values will bottom
out in the 30s today. On Thursday, relative humidity values
will be lower, generally in the teens and 20s.

* Temperatures... highs will mainly be in the mid 50s to around 60
today and in the mid 50s to mid 60s on Thursday.

* Impacts... the combination of windy conditions and low relative
humidity values will lead to a more rapid spread rate of any
fires that may develop. Residents are encouraged to exercise
fire prevention with any outdoor activities and properly
dispose of smoking materials.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly due to a combination
of strong winds... low relative humidity... and dry fuels. Any
fires that develop may quickly get out of control and become
difficult to contain.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.

For more information about wildfire danger... burn restrictions...
and wildfire prevention and education... please visit your state
forestry or environmental protection website.





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