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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
1102 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

NYZ009-015>018-022>025-036-037-044>046-055>057-062-PAZ038>040-043-
044-047-048-072-042300-
/O.CON.KBGM.FW.W.0002.150504T1700Z-150504T2300Z/
NORTHERN ONEIDA-YATES-SENECA-SOUTHERN CAYUGA-ONONDAGA-STEUBEN-
SCHUYLER-CHEMUNG-TOMPKINS-MADISON-SOUTHERN ONEIDA-CORTLAND-
CHENANGO-OTSEGO-TIOGA-BROOME-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-BRADFORD-
SUSQUEHANNA-NORTHERN WAYNE-WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-
SOUTHERN WAYNE-
1102 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR ALL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...

* AFFECTED AREA...ALL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK AND NORTHEAST
  PENNSYLVANIA.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS AROUND 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...FROM THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S.

* 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.

&&

$$

MJ




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