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Special Statement

Statement as of 4:52 AM EDT on May 04, 2015

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on May 04, 2015


... Breezy winds and low relative humidities will increase fire
weather concerns this afternoon...

The recent dry spell across northern New York and Vermont has
allowed fine fuels below 2000 feet to become very dry according
to the Vermont department of Forest... Parks... and recreation and
the New York state department of environmental conservation. This
combined with developing breezy southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to 30 mph... and minimum relative humidity values
between 26 and 36 percent... will increase fire concerns today.
The relative humidity values will be the lowest and winds the
strongest between noon and 4 PM today.

Areas of dry fine fuels exist across portions of the north
country. Given the expected weather conditions... any fires that
do occur could spread quickly... burn intensely... and be difficult
to contain.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... your local media... or
go to www.Weather.Gov/Burlington for further updates and
potential red flag warnings on this fire weather situation.



452 am EDT Mon may 4 2015

... Breezy winds and low relative humidities will increase fire
weather concerns this afternoon...

The recent dry spell across northern New York and Vermont has
allowed fine fuels below 2000 feet to become very dry according
to the Vermont department of Forest... Parks... and recreation and
the New York state department of environmental conservation. This
combined with developing breezy southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to 30 mph... and minimum relative humidity values
between 26 and 36 percent... will increase fire concerns today.
The relative humidity values will be the lowest and winds the
strongest between noon and 4 PM today.

Areas of dry fine fuels exist across portions of the north
country. Given the expected weather conditions... any fires that
do occur could spread quickly... burn intensely... and be difficult
to contain.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... your local media... or
go to www.Weather.Gov/Burlington for further updates and
potential red flag warnings on this fire weather situation.


452 am EDT Mon may 4 2015

... Breezy winds and low relative humidities will increase fire
weather concerns this afternoon...

The recent dry spell across northern New York and Vermont has
allowed fine fuels below 2000 feet to become very dry according
to the Vermont department of Forest... Parks... and recreation and
the New York state department of environmental conservation. This
combined with developing breezy southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to 30 mph... and minimum relative humidity values
between 26 and 36 percent... will increase fire concerns today.
The relative humidity values will be the lowest and winds the
strongest between noon and 4 PM today.

Areas of dry fine fuels exist across portions of the north
country. Given the expected weather conditions... any fires that
do occur could spread quickly... burn intensely... and be difficult
to contain.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... your local media... or
go to www.Weather.Gov/Burlington for further updates and
potential red flag warnings on this fire weather situation.



452 am EDT Mon may 4 2015

... Breezy winds and low relative humidities will increase fire
weather concerns on Monday afternoon...

The recent dry spell across northern New York and Vermont has
allowed fine fuels below 2000 feet to become very dry according
to the Vermont department of Forest... Parks... and recreation and
the New York state department of environmental conservation. This
combined with developing breezy southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to 30 mph... and minimum relative humidity values
between 26 and 36 percent... will increase fire concerns Monday.
The relative humidity values will be the lowest and winds the
strongest between noon and 4 PM Monday.

Areas of dry fine fuels exist across portions of the north
country. Given the expected weather conditions... any fires that
do occur could spread quickly... burn intensely... and be difficult
to contain.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... your local media... or
go to www.Weather.Gov/Burlington for further updates and
potential red flag warnings on this fire weather situation.


452 am EDT Mon may 4 2015

... Breezy winds and low relative humidities will increase fire
weather concerns on Monday afternoon...

The recent dry spell across northern New York and Vermont has
allowed fine fuels below 2000 feet to become very dry according
to the Vermont department of Forest... Parks... and recreation and
the New York state department of environmental conservation. This
combined with developing breezy southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to 30 mph... and minimum relative humidity values
between 26 and 36 percent... will increase fire concerns Monday.
The relative humidity values will be the lowest and winds the
strongest between noon and 4 PM Monday.

Areas of dry fine fuels exist across portions of the north
country. Given the expected weather conditions... any fires that
do occur could spread quickly... burn intensely... and be difficult
to contain.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... your local media... or
go to www.Weather.Gov/Burlington for further updates and
potential red flag warnings on this fire weather situation.



Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 10:24 AM EDT on May 04, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on May 04, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect until 7 PM EDT this evening for breezy
winds and low relative humidities for northern New York and
Vermont...

The National Weather Service in Burlington has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect until 7 PM EDT this evening.

* Affected area... northern New York and Vermont.

* Timing... 11 am to 7 PM today. Relative humidities will be the
lowest and winds the strongest between 1 PM and 5 PM today.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Highest
gusts will be across northern New York into parts of Champlain
Valley and portions of central and northern Vermont.

* Relative humidity... 20 to 30 percent.

* Temperatures... highs in the mid 70s mountains to lower 80s
warmer valleys.

* Impacts... dry fine fuels exist below 2000 feet across the entire
north country. Given the expected weather conditions... any fires
that do occur today will likely spread quickly... burn
intensely... and be difficult to contain.

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.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... your local media... or
go to www.Weather.Gov/Burlington for further updates on this
weather situation.




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