Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
343 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

CTZ005>012-NJZ004-006-103>108-NYZ071>075-078-080-176>179-300000-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-
WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
343 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

A HOT AND QUICKLY DRYING AIR MASS WILL COMBINE WITH GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS TO CREATE CONDITIONS MORE CONDUCIVE FOR FIRE
SPREAD LATE THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL CLOSE TO SUNSET ACROSS THE NEW
YORK CITY METROPOLITAN AREA...WESTERN LONG ISLAND...AND SOUTHERN
CONNECTICUT.

RELATIVE HUMIDITIES DECREASING TO 25 TO 35 PERCENT DURING THIS
TIME...WHILE WINDS GUST TO 20 TO 25 MPH...WOULD LIKELY AID FIRE
SPREAD IF IGNITION OCCURS.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA ALL HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO OR VISIT OUR WEB
SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/NYC FOR FURTHER DETAILS AND UPDATES.

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