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Special Statement

Statement as of 5:58 AM EDT on April 18, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 18, 2015


Areas of fog have reduced visibilities to a quarter to half mile
in spots early this morning. Motorists are urged to use extra
caution. Fog will begin to burn off after sunrise.


Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:10 AM EDT on April 18, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 18, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this
evening for all of eastern New York... Berkshire County of western
Massachusetts and Litchfield County of northwest Connecticut...

* winds... west to northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing... 12 PM to 8 PM Saturday.

* Relative humidity... minimum values from the mid to upper 20s.

* Temperatures... around 70 in valley locations to mainly 60s
elsewhere.

* Impacts... fires may spread rapidly and uncontrollably.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that dangerous fire weather conditions
are expected due to the combination of gusty winds... low relative
humidities... and dry fuels. Any fires that develop may quickly
get out of control and become difficult to contain.





332 am EDT Sat Apr 18 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this
evening due to high fire danger for Sullivan, Delaware, and Otsego
counties in New York and northeast Pennsylvania...

The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a red flag
warning due to a high fire danger... which is in effect from noon
today to 8 PM EDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 038 Bradford... fire weather
zone 039 Susquehanna... fire weather zone 040 northern Wayne...
fire weather zone 043 Wyoming... fire weather zone 044
Lackawanna... fire weather zone 046 Otsego... fire weather zone
047 Luzerne... fire weather zone 048 Pike... fire weather zone
057 Delaware... fire weather zone 062 Sullivan and fire weather
zone 072 southern Wayne.

* Winds... northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing... midday today through early this evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 22 percent.

* Temperatures... in the upper 60s.

* Lightning... thunderstorms are not expected.

* Impacts... any fires that develop could spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...


A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures will
create explosive fire growth potential.





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