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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
459 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

NYZ032-033-042-082-242200-
NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-NORTHERN WARREN-NORTHERN FULTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATWELL...BIG MOOSE...EAGLE BAY...
MCKEEVER...NOBLEBORO...NORTHWOOD...OLD FORGE...SPECULATOR...
WARRENSBURG...NORTHVILLE...MAYFIELD
459 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...THE COMBINATION OF HIGH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
YIELD AN INCREASED FIRE WEATHER CONCERN TODAY...

A RED FLAG WARNING WAS NOT ISSUED FOR THIS AREA DUE TO THE FACT
THAT HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY NOT EXCEED 50 DEGREES IN MOST
AREAS. ALSO...RECENT SNOW MELT AND SOME RECENT RAINFALL HAS KEPT
MOISTURE AROUND.

RED FLAG WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR THE REMAINDER OF EASTERN
NEW YORK.

NEVERTHELESS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS UP TO 35 MPH ALONG
WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING INTO THE 20S THIS
AFTERNOON...COULD MAKE ANY BRUSH FIRES MORE DIFFICULT THAN USUAL
TO CONTAIN ACROSS THE ADIRONDACKS.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION...UPDATING AS NECESSARY.

$$

HWJIV






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