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Special Statement

Statement as of 5:41 AM EDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Enhanced risk of fire spread today...

The combination of strong northwest winds and a drying air mass
will result in conditions favorable for the rapid spread of brush
fires... especially this afternoon.

Relative humidity will be lowest this afternoon... dropping to 35
to 40 percent and winds will gust up to 40 mph. These conditions
would likely aid fire spread if ignition occurs.

If you spot a fire or smoke plume... please report it to the
authorities immediately.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:34 PM EDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Red flag warning in effect from 9 am to 8 PM EDT Thursday for
southeast New York which includes all of Long Island as well as
northeast New Jersey...


* affected area... southeast New York which includes all of Long
Island as well as northeast New Jersey.

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






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