Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1130 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN THE WESTERN CATSKILLS AND
SUSQUEHANNA REGION OF NEW YORK...AND MOST OF NORTHEAST
PENNSYLVANIA...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT
IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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CHENANGO-OTSEGO-BROOME-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-SUSQUEHANNA-
NORTHERN WAYNE-WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-
1130 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK...

* AFFECTED AREA...MOST OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...AND THE
  WESTERN CATSKILLS AND SUSQUEHANNA REGION IN NEW YORK.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE 50S.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

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