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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
746 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

CTZ006>008-010>012-262200-
NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW LONDON-
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-
746 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...ELEVATED THREAT FOR BRUSH FIRE SPREAD THIS AFTERNOON...

HOT TEMPERATURES AND WESTERLY WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 MPH ARE
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP TO THE
LOWER 30S PERCENT RANGE DURING THIS TIME. WHILE THE AREA RECEIVED
SOME RAINFALL YESTERDAY...MUCH OF IT WAS LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF
AN INCH. INPUT FROM FIRE OFFICIALS INDICATES THE FORECAST WEATHER
CONDITIONS AND RECENT ABNORMALLY DRY WEATHER WILL RESULT IN
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR TODAY.

$$




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