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.
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
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