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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
334 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY...

NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-240345-
/O.UPG.KOKX.FW.A.0001.140424T1300Z-140425T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KOKX.FW.W.0001.140424T1300Z-140425T0000Z/
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-
334 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM EDT THURSDAY FOR
SOUTHEAST NEW YORK WHICH INCLUDES ALL OF LONG ISLAND AS WELL AS
NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...


* AFFECTED AREA...SOUTHEAST NEW YORK WHICH INCLUDES ALL OF LONG
  ISLAND AS WELL AS NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

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

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


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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