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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
348 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY...

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-
230930-
/O.NEW.KOKX.FW.A.0001.140424T1300Z-140425T0000Z/
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-
NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
348 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR HIGH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
ENTIRE TRI-STATE REGION...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR HIGH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE ENTIRE TRI-STATE REGION.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 17 PERCENT.

* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE SPREAD POSSIBLE IF IGNITION OCCURS.

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.

&&

$$

JMC








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