Long Island Forecast
As of 11:00 AM EDT on April 23, 2014
Wednesday... Overcast. High of 57F. Windy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
Wednesday Night... Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 37F. Windy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
Thursday... Partly cloudy. High of 57F. Windy. Winds from the NW at 25 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
Statement as of 5:41 am EDT on April 23, 2014
... Enhanced risk of fire spread today...
The combination of strong northwest winds and a drying air mass
will result in conditions favorable for the rapid spread of brush
fires... especially this afternoon.
Relative humidity will be lowest this afternoon... dropping to 35
to 40 percent and winds will gust up to 40 mph. These conditions
would likely aid fire spread if ignition occurs.
If you spot a fire or smoke plume... please report it to the
Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 10:00 am EDT on April 23, 2014
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening for high winds and low relative humidity
for the entire tri-state region...
* affected area... the entire tri-state region.
* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Relative humidity... as low as 18 percent.
* Timing... late Thursday morning through Thursday evening.
* Impacts... rapid fire spread possible if ignition occurs.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.
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