National Weather Service: Fire Weather Warning

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  • 63 °F

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    • Feels Like: 63 °F
    • Humidity: 58%
    • Wind: 4 mph WSW
    • Sunrise: 6:09 AM
    • Sunset: 7:34 PM
    • Barometer: 29.98 in
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Long Island Forecast

  • Saturday... Sunny. High 72F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.

    Saturday Night... A clear sky. Low 44F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunday... Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 56F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.

    Sunday Night... Cloudy with occasional rain after midnight. Low 44F. Winds ESE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.

Fire Weather Warning

  • Statement as of 3:49 am EDT on April 18, 2015


    ... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this
    evening for the tri-state area...

    The National Weather Service in New York has issued a red flag
    warning for the tri-state area... which is in effect from noon
    today to 8 PM EDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no
    longer in effect.

    * 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 30 mph.

    * Relative humidity... 20 to 30 percent.

    * Timing... 12 PM to 8 PM today.

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

    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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