Western Bergen Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Freeze Warning
Statement as of 2:09 PM EDT on April 24, 2014

...Freeze warning in effect from 3 am to 9 am EDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a freeze warning...which is in effect from 3 am to 9 am EDT Friday.

* Locations...coastal Connecticut...and western Bergen and eastern Passaic counties in northeast New Jersey.

* Hazards...freezing temperatures.

* Temperatures...around freezing.

* Timing...late tonight into early Friday morning.

* Impacts...crops and other sensitive vegetation may be damaged or killed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means below freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:23 PM EDT on April 24, 2014

...Red flag warning now in effect until 10 PM EDT this evening for southern Connecticut...

* affected area...southern Connecticut.

* Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph...diminishing this evening.

* Relative humidity...as low as 11 percent.

* Timing...into this evening.

* 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 explosive fire growth potential.