Fulton Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 1:50 PM EDT on April 22, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for portions of the the south central mountains and lower Susquehanna River valley.

The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* Affected area...south central mountains from Bedford County through Franklin County...lower Susquehanna River valley from Adams County eastward through Lancaster County and northward to Perry Lebanon and Dauphin counties.

* Winds...northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing...late morning and afternoon hours.

* Relative humidity...as low as 28 percent.

* Temperatures...in the lower 50s.

* Lightning...none.

* Impacts...the potential exists for rapid development and spread of wild fires...or for prescribed Burns to get out of control. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.