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  • Fire Weather Watch for New York (Manhattan) County, New York
  • Fire Weather Watch issued April 17 at 3:36PM EDT until April 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, April 17, 2015 at 3:36 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8 p.m.
  • ...ENHANCED RISK OF WILDFIRE SPREAD ON SATURDAY...
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    SATURDAY EVENING FOR THE TRI-STATE AREA...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
    WATCH FOR THE TRI-STATE AREA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...NORTHEAST NJ...NYC METRO...LONG
    ISLAND...SOUTHERN CT AND LOWER HUDSON VALLEY.
    * WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 35 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT.
    * TIMING...12 PM TO 8 PM SATURDAY.
    * IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE SPREAD IF IGNITION OCCURS. A WIND SHIFT IS
    EXPECTED SATURDAY EVENING THAT MAY CREATE ADDITIONAL HAZARDS FOR
    ANY ONGOING FIRES.