Northern Queens Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:38 AM EDT on April 24, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect from 9 am this morning to 8 PM EDT this evening for northeast New Jersey and southeast New York...

* affected area...northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.

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

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

* Timing...late this morning through 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 critical fire weather conditions.