New York (Manhattan) Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:23 PM EDT on April 24, 2014

...Red flag warning now in effect until midnight EDT tonight for northeast New Jersey and southeast New York...

* affected area...New York City and urban northeast New Jersey.

* Winds...northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph...gradually diminishing this evening.

* Relative low as 10 percent.

* Timing...until midnight.

* 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 critical fire weather conditions.