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Fire Weather Watch: The National Weather Service says dry air and strong winds will increase the risk of brush fires spreading in parts of the state. Read More

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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 7:53 PM EDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 9 am to 8 PM EDT
Thursday for northeast New Jersey... and southeast New York...

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

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

* Relative humidity... as low as 16 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.





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