Fire Danger Warning – Link to Weather Service Forecasts

This is the link to the page with a map of any local forecasts, including frost and freeze warnings, special weather statements, red flag fire danger warnings, hazardous weather outlooks and such:

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/ctp/forecasts.php

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
449 AM EDT SUN APR 8 2012

PAZ004>006-010>012-017>019-024>028-033>037-041-042-045-046-
049>053-056>059-063>066-081700-
/O.NEW.KCTP.FW.A.0003.120409T1700Z-120410T0000Z/
/O.CON.KCTP.FW.W.0003.120408T1700Z-120409T0000Z/
WARREN-MCKEAN-POTTER-ELK-CAMERON-NORTHERN CLINTON-CLEARFIELD-
NORTHERN CENTRE-SOUTHERN CENTRE-CAMBRIA-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-
JUNIATA-SOMERSET-BEDFORD-FULTON-FRANKLIN-TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-
SULLIVAN-SOUTHERN CLINTON-SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-
NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-PERRY-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-
CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-
449 AM EDT SUN APR 8 2012

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR ALL OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR ALL OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR ALL OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...ALL OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...EARLY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING BOTH TODAY AND
  MONDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 60S.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR RAPID SPREAD IF
  UNCONTROLLED FIRES DEVELOP...OR EVEN FOR PRESCRIBED BURNS TO
  GET OUT OF CONTROL.

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.

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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