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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:40 PM EDT on May 03, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 04, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through
Monday evening for central New York and northeast pennnsilvania...

The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Monday afternoon through
Monday evening.

* Affected area... all of central New York and northeast
Pennsylvania.

* Timing... Monday afternoon into early Monday evening.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Relative humidity... dropping to the 25 to 30 percent range.

* Temperatures... in the upper 70s to low 80s.

* Lightning... thunderstorms are not expected.

* Impacts... any fires that develop could spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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




327 PM EDT sun may 3 2015

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through
Monday evening for low relative humidities... gusty winds and
extremely dry fine fuels for east central New York... western
Massachusetts and northwestern Connecticut...

* affected area... east central New York... Berkshire County in
western Massachusetts and Litchfield County in northwest
Connecticut.

* Winds... south to southwest at 5 to 15 mph gusting to 15 to 25
mph... with locally higher gusts possible.

* Timing... 12 PM Monday afternoon to 8 PM Monday evening.

* Relative humidity... 25 to 30 percent.

* Temperatures... mid 70s to lower 80s.

* Impacts... fires may spread rapidly and uncontrollably.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that dangerous fire weather conditions
are possible due to the combination of gusty winds... low relative
humidities... and dry fuels. Any fires that develop may quickly
get out of control and become difficult to contain.




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