Schoharie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 3:21 PM EDT on April 17, 2015

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening for gusty winds... very low relative humidities
and warm temperatures for east central New York... Berkshire County
in western Massachusetts... Litchfield County in northwest
Connecticut and Bennington and eastern Windham counties in
southern Vermont...

* affected area... east central New York... Berkshire County in
western Massachusetts... Litchfield County in northwest
Connecticut and Bennington and eastern Windham counties in
southern Vermont.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts 35 to 45 mph.

* Timing... 12 PM to 8 PM Saturday.

* Relative humidity... ranging from the upper teens to upper 20s.

* Temperatures... ranging from the upper 50s to low 70s.

* Impacts... fires may spread rapidly and uncontrollably.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that dangerous fire weather conditions
are possible to the combination of gusty winds... low relative
humidities... and dry fuels. Any fires that develop may quickly
get out of control and become difficult to contain.