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  • Special Weather Statement for Northeast Suffolk County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued April 19 at 3:42AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 3:42 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 6 p.m.
  • ...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.