Northern Fairfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 3:56 PM EDT Oct. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Enhanced fire danger Thursday...

A dry air mass will combine with increasing southwesterly winds
to create conditions more conducive for fire spread during the
afternoon and evening. Relative humidity is expected to decrease
to 30 to 35 percent during this time... while wind gusts increase
to 20 to 25 mph. These conditions would likely aid fire spread if
ignition occurs.

Listen to NOAA all hazards weather radio or visit our web site at
http://weather.Gov/NYC for further details or updates.



356 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

... Enhanced fire danger Thursday...

A dry air mass will combine with increasing southwesterly winds
to create conditions more conducive for fire spread during the
afternoon and evening. Relative humidity is expected to decrease
to 30 to 35 percent during this time... while wind gusts increase
to 20 to 25 mph. These conditions would likely aid fire spread if
ignition occurs.

Listen to NOAA all hazards weather radio or visit our web site at
http://weather.Gov/NYC for further details or updates.