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  • Red Flag Warning for Essex County, New York
  • Red Flag Warning issued May 04 at 3:25PM EDT until May 04 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, May 4, 2015 at 3:25 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, May 4, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING
    FOR BREEZY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR NORTHERN NEW
    YORK AND VERMONT...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON CONTINUES THE RED FLAG
    WARNING...UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...NORTHERN NEW YORK AND VERMONT.
    * TIMING...UNTIL 7 PM THIS EVENING. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE
    THE LOWEST AND WINDS THE STRONGEST THROUGH 6 PM TODAY.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH...EXCEPT
    GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH ACROSS THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...17 TO 25 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S THIS
    EVENING.
    * IMPACTS...DRY FINE FUELS EXIST BELOW 2000 FEET ACROSS THE
    ENTIRE NORTH COUNTRY. GIVEN THE EXPECTED WEATHER CONDITIONS...
    ANY FIRES THAT DO OCCUR TODAY WILL LIKELY SPREAD QUICKLY...
    BURN INTENSELY...AND BE DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN.