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  • Red Flag Warning for New York (Manhattan) County, New York
  • Red Flag Warning issued April 18 at 11:50AM EDT until April 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:50 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8 p.m.
  • ...ENHANCED RISK OF WILDFIRE SPREAD INTO THIS EVENING ACROSS THE
    TRI-STATE...
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
    FOR THE TRI-STATE AREA...
    * AFFECTED AREA...NEW YORK CITY...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...THE LOWER
    HUDSON VALLEY...SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...AND LONG ISLAND.
    * WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT.
    * TIMING...THROUGH 8 PM THIS EVENING.
    * IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE SPREAD IF IGNITION OCCURS. A WIND SHIFT
    IS EXPECTED BY THIS EVENING THAT MAY CREATE ADDITIONAL HAZARDS
    FOR ANY ONGOING FIRES.