...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday morning through early Thursday evening for portions of the middle Susquehanna valley and western Poconos...
The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening.
* Affected area...portions of the middle Susquehanna valley and western Poconos...
* winds...northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
* Timing...late Thursday morning through early Thursday evening.
* Relative humidity...as low as 23 percent.
* Temperatures...in the mid 50s to around 60.
* 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.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.