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  • Red Flag Warning for New York (Manhattan) County, New York
  • Red Flag Warning issued May 13 at 3:18AM EDT until May 13 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 3:18 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD TODAY...
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
    EVENING FOR THE TRI-STATE AREA...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
    WARNING FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
    TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
    LONGER IN EFFECT.
    * AFFECTED AREA...LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...
    SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...NEW YORK CITY...AND LONG ISLAND.
    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 30 PERCENT.
    * TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON.
    * IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE SPREAD IF IGNITION OCCURS.