Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
441 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ038>041-043-047>054-058>061-063>066-083-
084-VTZ013>015-242200-
/O.CON.KALY.FW.W.0001.140424T1600Z-140424T2200Z/
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-SOUTHERN HERKIMER-SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-
NORTHERN SARATOGA-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-SCHOHARIE-
WESTERN SCHENECTADY-EASTERN SCHENECTADY-SOUTHERN SARATOGA-
WESTERN ALBANY-EASTERN ALBANY-WESTERN RENSSELAER-
EASTERN RENSSELAER-WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-
EASTERN COLUMBIA-WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-
EASTERN DUTCHESS-SOUTHEAST WARREN-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-
WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
441 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR HIGH WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR MUCH OF EASTERN
NEW YORK AND ADJACENT WESTERN NEW ENGLAND.


* AFFECTED AREA...THE BERKSHIRES...NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT...THE
  EASTERN CATSKILLS...MID HUDSON VALLEY...TACONICS...GREATER
  CAPITAL REGION... THE MOHAWK VALLEY...AND THE LAKE GEORGE
  SARATOGA REGION OF EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...50S TO LOWER 60S.

* IMPACTS...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS. ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY QUICKLY GET
OUT OF CONTROL AND BECOME DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/ALY




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