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  • Fire Weather Watch for Putnam County, New York
  • Fire Weather Watch issued April 02 at 9:51PM EDT until April 03 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 9:51 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 7 p.m.
  • ...ENHANCED THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES FROM WEDNESDAY
    INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING...
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT WEDNESDAY
    THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WEST WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
    HUMIDITIES...AND DRY FINE FUELS FOR THE TRI-STATE AREA.
    * AFFECTED AREA...NEW YORK CITY...LONG ISLAND...THE LOWER HUDSON
    VALLEY...SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT AND NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.
    * WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 21 PERCENT.
    * TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
    WILL OCCUR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
    * IMPACTS...INCREASED FIRE SPREAD IF IGNITION OCCURS.