National Weather Service: Fire Weather Warning

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  • 60 °F

    Clear

    Clear
    • Feels Like: 60 °F
    • Humidity: 15%
    • Wind: 4 mph WNW
    • Sunrise: 6:03 AM
    • Sunset: 7:44 PM
    • Barometer: 29.91 in
  • Clear

    55°


    Clear

  • Partly Cloudy

    45°


    Partly Cloudy

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Long Island Forecast

  • Thursday... Clear. High of 63F. Windy. Winds from the NW at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

    Thursday Night... Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 41F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 20 mph.

    Friday... Partly cloudy. High of 63F. Winds from the East at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the SSE in the afternoon.

    Friday Night... Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain showers after midnight. Low of 50F. Winds from the SE at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the ENE after midnight. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.

Fire Weather Warning

  • Statement as of 2:23 PM EDT on April 24, 2014


    ... Red flag warning now in effect until midnight EDT tonight for
    northeast New Jersey and southeast New York...

    * affected area... New York City and urban northeast New Jersey.

    * Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40
    mph... gradually diminishing this evening.

    * Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

    * Timing... until midnight.

    * 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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