Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
1122 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015


NYZ046-057-062-PAZ038>040-043-044-047-048-072-190000-
/O.CON.KBGM.FW.W.0001.150418T1600Z-150419T0000Z/
OTSEGO-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-BRADFORD-SUSQUEHANNA-NORTHERN WAYNE-
WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-
1122 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR SULLIVAN...DELAWARE...AND OTSEGO COUNTIES IN NEW YORK AND
NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 038 BRADFORD...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 039 SUSQUEHANNA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 NORTHERN WAYNE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 WYOMING...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044
  LACKAWANNA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 OTSEGO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  047 LUZERNE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 048 PIKE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  057 DELAWARE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 062 SULLIVAN AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 072 SOUTHERN WAYNE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...MIDDAY TODAY THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 21 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 60S.

* 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.

&&

$$

HEDEN



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