Eastern Dutchess Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 4:18 AM EDT on April 23, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening for high winds and low relative humidity for the entire tri-state region...

* affected area...the entire tri-state region.

* Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 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.