Northwest Suffolk Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 3:48 PM EDT on April 22, 2014

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

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Fire Weather Watch for high winds and low relative humidity...which is in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

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

* Winds...northwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 17 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.

Jmc