Northern New Haven Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Freeze Watch
Statement as of 3:44 AM EDT on April 24, 2014

...Freeze watch in effect from late tonight through Friday morning...

* locations...portions of the lower Hudson Valley...southern Connecticut...and western Passaic County.

* Hazards...freezing temperatures.

* Temperatures...in the upper 20s to lower 30s.

* Timing...late tonight into early Friday morning.

* Impacts...sensitive plants may be damaged or killed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze watch means below freezing temperatures are possible. These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:38 AM EDT on April 24, 2014

...Red flag warning in effect from 9 am this morning to 8 PM EDT this evening for southern Connecticut...

* affected area...southern Connecticut.

* Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 12 percent.

* Timing...late this morning through this evening.

* Impacts...rapid fire spread possible 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 explosive fire growth potential.