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4/7/2012 Red Flag Warning
« on: April 07, 2012, 08:07:14 AM »
Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
415 AM EDT SAT APR 7 2012

NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-071615-/O.UPG.KOKX.FW.A.0005.120407T1500Z-120407T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KOKX.FW.W.0004.120407T1400Z-120408T0000Z/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-
415 AM EDT SAT APR 7 2012

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS AND LOWEST HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 A SIGNIFICANTLY ELEVATED FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

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4/7/2012 Red Flag Warning
« on: April 07, 2012, 08:07:14 AM »

 

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