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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
753 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY...

NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-240900-
/O.CON.KOKX.FW.W.0001.140424T1300Z-140425T0000Z/
WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-
EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-
EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-
SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
753 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY FOR NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...

* AFFECTED AREA...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK
  WHICH INCLUDES ALL OF LONG ISLAND.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 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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