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

MDZ005>007-010-011-014-240815-
/O.EXP.KLWX.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0004.140424T1500Z-140424T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0004.140424T1400Z-140424T2200Z/
CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
ANNE ARUNDEL-
809 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM EDT THURSDAY FOR
BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR THE GREATER BALTIMORE METRO AREA...
...RED FLAG WARNING HAS EXPIRED FROM TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM EDT THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND
  AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 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 STATE COLLEGE PA
806 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014


PAZ051>053-057>059-065-066-241200-
/O.UPG.KCTP.FW.A.0002.140424T1500Z-140424T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KCTP.FW.W.0001.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
MONTOUR-NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-YORK-
LANCASTER-
806 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT THURSDAY FOR
MOST OF EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...MOST OF EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.

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

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOW 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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
806 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014


PAZ042-241200-
/O.NEW.KCTP.FW.W.0001.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
SULLIVAN-
806 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT THURSDAY FOR
SULLIVAN COUNTY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...SULLIVAN COUNTY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.

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

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 50S.

* 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 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.

&&

$$

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

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
727 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DEZ001>004-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-NJZ001-007>010-012>027-PAZ054-
055-060>062-070-071-101>106-241430-
/O.CAN.KPHI.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.UPG.KPHI.FW.A.0003.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.FW.W.0002.140424T1400Z-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-
727 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM EDT THURSDAY FOR
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDTY AND STRONG WIND FOR EASTERN
PENNSYLVANIA...MOST OF NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE AND THE EASTERN SHORE
OF MARYLAND...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE LATE MORNING INTO THE EARLY
  AFTERNOON THURSDAY, WITH THE LOWEST HUMIDITIES FROM LATE MORNING
  INTO THE EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS THE UPPER TEENS TO LOW 20S.

* TEMPERATURES...RANGING FORM THE UPPER 5OS AND LOW 60S UP NORTH,
  TO THE MID TO UPPER 60S ELSEWHERE.

* 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.

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

&&

$$

ROBERTSON

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
714 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY IN THE WESTERN
CATSKILLS AND SUSQUEHANNA REGION OF NEW YORK...AND THE POCONOS IN
PENNSYLVANIA...

.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.

NYZ045-046-056-057-062-PAZ039-040-043-044-047-048-072-242315-
/O.UPG.KBGM.FW.A.0001.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KBGM.FW.W.0001.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
CHENANGO-OTSEGO-BROOME-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-SUSQUEHANNA-
NORTHERN WAYNE-WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-
714 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE POCONOS IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...AND THE
  WESTERN CATSKILLS AND SUSQUEHANNA REGION IN NEW YORK.

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

* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON.

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

* TEMPERATURES...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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
444 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
FOR LOWER BRULE AREAS...THE JAMES VALLEY...LOWER BIG SIOUX VALLEY...
AND EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA FOR A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...
VERY DRY FINE FUELS...AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY...

.A MUCH DRIER AIR MASS WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA BEHIND A COLD
FRONT TONIGHT. BY LATE MORNING THURSDAY...CONDITIONS WILL DEGRADE
QUICKLY WITH NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO A GUSTY 20 TO 35 MPH...
AND HUMIDITY PLUNGING TO 15 TO 20 PERCENT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

AREAS ACROSS NORTHWEST IOWA AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA WILL LIKELY
REMAIN JUST A BIT HIGHER ON AFTERNOON HUMIDITY DUE TO EXPECTED
OVERNIGHT RAINFALL...ALONG WITH A LATER FRONTAL PASSAGE AND CLEARING
WHICH WILL MAKE THE FULL DRYING SOMEWHAT MORE QUESTIONABLE. IF THE
RAINFALL IS LESS SIGNIFICANT OVERNIGHT...PARTS OF NORTHWEST IOWA
MAY NEED TO BE UPGRADED FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL FIRE BEHAVIOR.

NEZ249-SDZ255-256-258-240545-
/O.UPG.KFSD.FW.A.0003.140424T1800Z-140425T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KFSD.FW.W.0004.140424T1800Z-140425T0000Z/
EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA-LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-
MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
444 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 249...255...
256 AND 258...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 249. IN SOUTH
  DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255...256 AND 258.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FAST MOVING AND INTENSE
  GRASSLAND FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR IN THE NEAR FUTURE. A COMBINATION
OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES
CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
311 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY...

SDZ267>271-240415-
/O.UPG.KABR.FW.A.0003.140424T1800Z-140425T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.W.0004.140424T1800Z-140425T0000Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-
MISSOURI COTEAU-UPPER JAMES RIVER-
311 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014 /211 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ TO 7 PM
CDT /6 PM MDT/ THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267...268...269...270 AND 271...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ TO 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ THURSDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267...
  268...269...270 AND 271.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...17 TO 25 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.

&&

$$
TMT

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