Orange Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 3:42 AM EDT on April 19, 2014

...Enhanced risk of fire spread today...

The combination of low relative humidity levels and increasing northerly flow today will result in conditions favorable for the rapid spread of brush fires.

Relative humidities will be lowest this afternoon...dropping into the 20s across the area. Winds will be light this morning... increasing this afternoon to 10 to 15 mph with 20 to 25 mph gusts.

The risk will diminish by this evening as relative humidities increase and the winds begin to diminish.

If you spot a fire or smoke plume...please report it to the authorities immediately.

Record Report
Statement as of 02:23 am EDT on April 19, 2014

...Record low temperature set at LaGuardia NY...

a record low temperature of 35 degrees was set at LaGuardia NY yesterday. This breaks the old record of 36 set in 2003.