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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DEZ001>004-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-NJZ001-007>010-012>027-PAZ054-
055-060>062-070-071-101>106-240500-
/O.CON.KPHI.FW.W.0001.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.CON.KPHI.FW.A.0003.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-CECIL-KENT MD-
QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-CAROLINE-SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-
SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-
GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-
ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-
COASTAL OCEAN-SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-
NORTHAMPTON-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-
WESTERN MONTGOMERY-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND FOR EASTERN
PENNSYLVANIA...MOST OF NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE AND THE EASTERN
SHORE OF MARYLAND...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR OR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG
WIND FOR EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...MOST OF NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE AND
THE EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE DAY TODAY THEN DECREASE
  SOMEWHAT AFTER SUNSET BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL
  GENERALLY BE IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S TODAY BUT SOME AREAS COULD
  GET BELOW 30 PERCENT. ON THURSDAY, RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL
  BE LOWER, GENERALLY IN THE TEENS AND 20S.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS WILL MAINLY BE IN THE 50S TO AROUND 60 TODAY
  AND IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY VALUES WILL LEAD TO A MORE RAPID SPREAD RATE OF ANY
  FIRES THAT MAY DEVELOP. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO EXERCISE
  FIRE PREVENTION WITH ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND PROPERLY
  DISPOSE OF SMOKING MATERIALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY DUE TO A COMBINATION
OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS. ANY
FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY QUICKLY GET OUT OF CONTROL AND BECOME
DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WILDFIRE DANGER...BURN RESTRICTIONS...
AND WILDFIRE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION...PLEASE VISIT YOUR STATE
FORESTRY OR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

MDZ003-016-017-502-VAZ027>031-039-040-042-050>053-055>057-501-502-
WVZ050>053-055-502-504-231615-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
WASHINGTON-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-
LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-
FAIRFAX-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
EASTERN GRANT-EASTERN MINERAL-
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND LOWER SOUTHERN MARYLAND...NORTHERN VIRGINIA
AND THE EASTERN PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 8 PERCENT.

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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DCZ001-MDZ004>007-009>011-013-014-018-VAZ054-231615-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.A.0004.140424T1500Z-140424T2200Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CALVERT-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS AND NORTHEASTERN
MARYLAND...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS AND PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN MARYLAND...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING. 15 TO 25 PERCENT LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THROUGH
  EARLY THIS EVENING. 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH LATE
  THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 8 PERCENT.

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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
934 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

LEZ144>149-232015-
THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE LAKE OH-GENEVA-
ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
934 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY
EARLY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES IN ICE FREE
AREAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

WAVES ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE LAKE ERIE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF TOLEDO IS 49 DEGREES...OFF CLEVELAND 42
DEGREES AND OFF ERIE 41 DEGREES.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
932 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

LEZ142>149-232100-
/O.CON.KCLE.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-140423T2100Z/
MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE LAKE OH-
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
932 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS AND WAVES: NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WILL BEGIN TO
  DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING. WAVES OF 3 TO 5 FEET
  WEST AND 4 TO 6 FEET EAST WILL SUBSIDE TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY THIS
  EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WAVES WILL AVERAGE 4 FEET OR
MORE AND WIND SPEEDS MAY EXCEED 22 KNOTS WHICH WILL CREATE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT
OR RETURN TO PORT PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DEZ001>004-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-NJZ001-007>010-012>027-PAZ054-
055-060>062-070-071-101>106-240500-
/O.CON.KPHI.FW.W.0001.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.CON.KPHI.FW.A.0003.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-CECIL-KENT MD-
QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-CAROLINE-SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-
SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-
GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-
ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-
COASTAL OCEAN-SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-
NORTHAMPTON-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-
WESTERN MONTGOMERY-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND FOR EASTERN
PENNSYLVANIA...MOST OF NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE AND THE EASTERN
SHORE OF MARYLAND...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR OR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG
WIND FOR EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...MOST OF NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE AND
THE EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE DAY TODAY THEN DECREASE
  SOMEWHAT AFTER SUNSET BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL
  GENERALLY BE IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S TODAY BUT SOME AREAS COULD
  GET BELOW 30 PERCENT. ON THURSDAY, RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL
  BE LOWER, GENERALLY IN THE TEENS AND 20S.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS WILL MAINLY BE IN THE 50S TO AROUND 60 TODAY
  AND IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY VALUES WILL LEAD TO A MORE RAPID SPREAD RATE OF ANY
  FIRES THAT MAY DEVELOP. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO EXERCISE
  FIRE PREVENTION WITH ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND PROPERLY
  DISPOSE OF SMOKING MATERIALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY DUE TO A COMBINATION
OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS. ANY
FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY QUICKLY GET OUT OF CONTROL AND BECOME
DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WILDFIRE DANGER...BURN RESTRICTIONS...
AND WILDFIRE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION...PLEASE VISIT YOUR STATE
FORESTRY OR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DCZ001-MDZ004>007-009>011-013-014-018-VAZ054-231615-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.A.0004.140424T1500Z-140424T2200Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CALVERT-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS AND NORTHEASTERN
MARYLAND...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS AND PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN MARYLAND...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING. 15 TO 25 PERCENT LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THROUGH
  EARLY THIS EVENING. 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH LATE
  THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 8 PERCENT.

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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
339 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014


PAZ051>053-058-241000-
/O.NEW.KCTP.FW.A.0002.140424T1500Z-140424T2300Z/
MONTOUR-NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-SCHUYLKILL-
339 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY THURSDAY EVENING FOR PORTIONS OF THE MIDDLE SUSQUEHANNA
VALLEY AND WESTERN POCONOS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...PORTIONS OF THE MIDDLE SUSQUEHANNA
VALLEY AND WESTERN POCONOS...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 50S TO AROUND 60.

* LIGHTNING...NONE.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR RAPID DEVELOPMENT AND
  SPREAD OF WILD FIRES...OR FOR PRESCRIBED BURNS TO GET OUT OF
  CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/CTP (ALL LOWER CASE)

LAMBERT

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
339 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014


PAZ056-057-059-063>066-241000-
/O.CAN.KCTP.FW.A.0001.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KCTP.FW.A.0002.140424T1500Z-140424T2300Z/
PERRY-DAUPHIN-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-
339 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR MUCH OF THE LOWER SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR TODAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* AFFECTED AREA...PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA FROM
  ADAMS COUNTY...NORTHEAST ACROSS THE LOWER SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S.

* LIGHTNING...NONE.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR RAPID DEVELOPMENT AND
  SPREAD OF WILD FIRES...OR FOR PRESCRIBED BURNS TO GET OUT OF
  CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
335 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY IN PORTIONS OF THE
POCONOS TO WESTERN CATSKILLS...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS ARE
LIKELY TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN PORTIONS OF
THE POCONOS IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...AND THE WESTERN CATSKILLS
OF NEW YORK.

NYZ057-062-PAZ040-044-047-048-072-231545-
/O.NEW.KBGM.FW.A.0001.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-NORTHERN WAYNE-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-
SOUTHERN WAYNE-
335 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 040...044...047...048...057...062 AND 072...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 057 AND 062 IN THE WESTERN
  CATSKILLS OF NEW YORK. FIRE WEATHER ZONES 040...044...047...048
  AND 072 IN THE POCONOS REGION OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...REACHING 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1046 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

MDZ003>005-009-010-501-502-VAZ025>031-036>040-042-050-051-501>504-
WVZ050>053-055-501>506-241000-
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA...AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN MARYLAND
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GARRETT COUNTY.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA EAST
OF THE ALLEGHENY HIGHLANDS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE
COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND LOW FUEL
MOISTURES WILL ENHANCE THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MARYLAND. THE
COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND LOW FUEL
MOISTURES WILL ENHANCE THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1046 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ006-007-011-013-014-016>018-VAZ052>057-
241000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-
CALVERT-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-
1046 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MARYLAND PORTION OF THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY...TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER...AND ADJACENT COUNTIES IN
CENTRAL MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA AS WELL AS THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WATERS TODAY. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WATERS TONIGHT.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA THROUGH
EARLY THIS EVENING. THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL ENHANCE THE THREAT FOR THE
SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE BALTIMORE METROPOLITAN AREA AND
PORTIONS OF THE WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA. THE COMBINATION OF
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL
ENHANCE THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WATERS THURSDAY. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
942 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DEZ001>004-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-NJZ001-007>010-012>027-PAZ054-055-
060>062-070-071-101>106-241345-
NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-CECIL-KENT MD-
QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-CAROLINE-SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-
MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-GLOUCESTER-
CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-
ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON-
DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-
WESTERN MONTGOMERY-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-
942 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL DELAWARE...NORTHERN
DELAWARE...SOUTHERN DELAWARE...NORTHEAST MARYLAND...CENTRAL NEW
JERSEY...NORTHERN NEW JERSEY...NORTHWEST NEW JERSEY...SOUTHERN NEW
JERSEY...EAST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA AND
SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   RED FLAG WARNING.

ALSO...PATCHY FROST IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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