Northern Fairfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 3:34 PM EDT on April 23, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening for high winds and low relative humidity across southern Connecticut...

* affected area...southern Connecticut.

* Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts around 40 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 18 percent.

* Timing...late Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* Impacts...rapid fire spread possible if ignition occurs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.

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