Southern Litchfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 3:51 PM EDT on April 23, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch remains in effect Thursday afternoon for high winds and low relative humidity for Berkshire County Massachusetts...Litchfield County Connecticut...the eastern Catskills...Mid Hudson valley...helderbergs... Taconics...greater capital region...central and eastern Mohawk Valley... Saratoga... Glens Falls region of east central New York...

* affected area...Berkshire County Massachusetts...Litchfield County Connecticut...the eastern Catskills...Mid Hudson valley...helderbergs...Taconics...greater capital region... central and eastern Mohawk Valley... Saratoga...Glens Falls region of east central New York...

* winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 15 to 25 percent.

* Timing...early Thursday afternoon into the late afternoon.

* Temperatures...50s to lower 60s.

* Impacts...critical fire weather conditions are possible.

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.