FORECAST CENTER EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES DEPT.
COMPLETE UPSTATE NY AREA WEATHER COVERAGE
Thurssday - April 24, 2014
       
       
       
   
Event Date:
1130 AM 8PM EDT THU APR 24 2014 
Primary Threat:
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT
IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
In-Depth Forecast:
AFFECTED AREA...MOST OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...AND THE
WESTERN CATSKILLS AND SUSQUEHANNA REGION IN NEW YORK.

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

RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE 50S.

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

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.