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WWUS81 KOKX 151503
RFWOKX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1103 AM EDT WED APR 15 2015

...ENHANCED RISK OF WILDFIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD TODAY...

NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>070-152300-
/O.NEW.KOKX.FW.W.0001.150415T1503Z-150415T2300Z/
WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-
EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-
EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-
1103 AM EDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE
LOWER HUDSON VALLEY AND NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...LOWER HUDSON VALLEY AND NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY

* WINDS...GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. 

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE SPREAD IF IGNITION OCCURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS WILL CREATE A SIGNIFICANTLY
ELEVATED FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

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