York Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:04 AM EDT on April 24, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM EDT this evening for most of eastern Pennsylvania...

* affected area...most of eastern Pennsylvania.

* Winds...northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

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

* Relative humidity...as low as 20 percent.

* Temperatures...in the upper 50s to low 60s.

* Lightning...none.

* Impacts...the potential exists for rapid development and spread of wild fires...or for prescribed Burns to get out of control. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures will create explosive fire growth potential.

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