Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
335 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY IN PORTIONS OF THE
POCONOS TO WESTERN CATSKILLS...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS ARE
LIKELY TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN PORTIONS OF
THE POCONOS IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...AND THE WESTERN CATSKILLS
OF NEW YORK.

NYZ057-062-PAZ040-044-047-048-072-231545-
/O.NEW.KBGM.FW.A.0001.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-NORTHERN WAYNE-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-
SOUTHERN WAYNE-
335 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 040...044...047...048...057...062 AND 072...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 057 AND 062 IN THE WESTERN
  CATSKILLS OF NEW YORK. FIRE WEATHER ZONES 040...044...047...048
  AND 072 IN THE POCONOS REGION OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...REACHING 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

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.

&&

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