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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
254 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015


PAZ006-011-012-018-019-025>028-037-041-042-045-046-049>053-
056>059-063-181500-
/O.UPG.KCTP.FW.A.0001.150418T1600Z-150419T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KCTP.FW.W.0001.150418T1600Z-150419T0000Z/
POTTER-CAMERON-NORTHERN CLINTON-NORTHERN CENTRE-SOUTHERN CENTRE-
BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-SULLIVAN-
SOUTHERN CLINTON-SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-
NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-PERRY-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-
CUMBERLAND-
254 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...AND THE
  SUSQUEHANNA RIVER VALLEY...MAINLY NORTH OF HARRISBURG.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL PUSH DOWN FROM NEW YORK THIS
  AFTERNOON AND INCREASE THE WIND OUT OF THE WEST-NORTHWEST. THE
  FULL SUN AND WIND WILL DRY OUT THE LEAF LITTER AND OTHER FINE
  FUELS EFFICIENTLY. AFTER SUNSET...THE WIND WILL DIMINISH AND
  HUMIDITY WILL RISE.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR RAPID GROWTH AND SPREAD OF
  WILD FIRES AND FOR PRESCRIBED BURNS TO GROW OUT OF CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/CTP (ALL LOWER CASE)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
332 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015


NYZ046-057-062-PAZ038>040-043-044-047-048-072-181545-
/O.UPG.KBGM.FW.A.0001.150418T1600Z-150419T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KBGM.FW.W.0001.150418T1600Z-150419T0000Z/
OTSEGO-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-BRADFORD-SUSQUEHANNA-NORTHERN WAYNE-
WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-
332 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING DUE TO HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR SULLIVAN, DELAWARE, AND OTSEGO
COUNTIES IN NEW YORK AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING DUE TO A HIGH FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 038 BRADFORD...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 039 SUSQUEHANNA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 NORTHERN WAYNE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 WYOMING...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044
  LACKAWANNA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 OTSEGO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  047 LUZERNE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 048 PIKE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  057 DELAWARE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 062 SULLIVAN AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 072 SOUTHERN WAYNE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...MIDDAY TODAY THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 60S.

* LIGHTNING...THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
312 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

NJZ001-007>010-012-013-015-PAZ054-055-060>062-103-105-106-190000-
/O.UPG.KPHI.FW.A.0001.150418T1900Z-150419T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.FW.W.0002.150418T1900Z-150419T0000Z/
SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-
WESTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON-
WESTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-
312 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING. IT IS IN EFFECT FROM 300 PM UNTIL 800 PM.

* AFFECTED AREAS...BERKS COUNTY, UPPER MONTGOMERY COUNTY, BUCKS
  COUNTY, THE LEHIGH VALLEY AND THE POCONOS IN PENNSYLVANIA, AS
  WELL AS MUCH OF NORTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW JERSEY.

* WIND...WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH FROM MID AFTERNOON INTO EARLY
  EVENING WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 OR 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...DROPPING TO 20 TO 25 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...AFTERNOON HIGHS GENERALLY FROM 75 TO 80 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...ANY WILDFIRES THAT DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON WILL
  HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT
  RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS. ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY QUICKLY GET OUT
OF CONTROL AND BECOME DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WILDFIRE DANGER, BURN RESTRICTIONS AND
WILDFIRE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION PLEASE VISIT YOUR STATE FORESTRY
OR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE.

&&

$$

IOVINO

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