Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
410 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015


VTZ013-015-180915-
/O.CAN.KALY.FW.A.0002.150418T1600Z-150419T0000Z/
BENNINGTON-EASTERN WINDHAM-
410 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR SOUTHERN VERMONT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

$$

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ032-033-038>043-047>054-058>061-063>066-
082>084-190000-
/O.UPG.KALY.FW.A.0002.150418T1600Z-150419T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KALY.FW.W.0002.150418T1600Z-150419T0000Z/
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-SOUTHERN HERKIMER-
SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-NORTHERN SARATOGA-NORTHERN WARREN-
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-
NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHEAST WARREN-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-
410 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING FOR ALL OF EASTERN NEW YORK...BERKSHIRE COUNTY OF WESTERN
MASSACHUSETTS AND LITCHFIELD COUNTY OF NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT...

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...12 PM TO 8 PM SATURDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES FROM THE MID TO UPPER 20S.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 70 IN VALLEY LOCATIONS TO MAINLY 60S
  ELSEWHERE.

* IMPACTS...FIRES MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY AND UNCONTROLLABLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED 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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