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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:36 PM EDT on April 17, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 18, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening for the tri-state area...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for the tri-state area... which is in effect from Saturday
afternoon through Saturday evening.

* Affected area... northeast NJ... NYC Metro... Long
Island... southern CT and lower Hudson Valley.

* Winds... sustained winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... 20 to 30 percent.

* Timing... 12 PM to 8 PM Saturday.

* Impacts... rapid fire spread if ignition occurs. A wind shift is
expected Saturday evening that may create additional hazards for
any ongoing fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for further updates regarding this
potential.




321 PM EDT Fri Apr 17 2015

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening for gusty winds... very low relative humidities
and warm temperatures for east central New York... Berkshire County
in western Massachusetts... Litchfield County in northwest
Connecticut and Bennington and eastern Windham counties in
southern Vermont...

* affected area... east central New York... Berkshire County in
western Massachusetts... Litchfield County in northwest
Connecticut and Bennington and eastern Windham counties in
southern Vermont.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts 35 to 45 mph.

* Timing... 12 PM to 8 PM Saturday.

* Relative humidity... ranging from the upper teens to upper 20s.

* Temperatures... ranging from the upper 50s to low 70s.

* Impacts... fires may spread rapidly and uncontrollably.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that dangerous fire weather conditions
are possible to the combination of gusty winds... low relative
humidities... and dry fuels. Any fires that develop may quickly
get out of control and become difficult to contain.




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