... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening
for low relative humidity and strong wind for eastern
Pennsylvania... most of New Jersey... Delaware and the Eastern
Shore of Maryland...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening for or low relative humidity and strong
wind for eastern Pennsylvania... most of New Jersey... Delaware and
the Eastern Shore of Maryland...
* winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* Timing... winds will increase during the day today then decrease
somewhat after sunset before increasing again on Thursday.
* Relative humidity... minimum relative humidity values will
generally be in the lower to mid 30s today but some areas could
get below 30 percent. On Thursday, relative humidity values will
be lower, generally in the teens and 20s.
* Temperatures... highs will mainly be in the 50s to around 60 today
and in the lower to mid 60s on Thursday.
* Impacts... the combination of windy conditions and low relative
humidity values will lead to a more rapid spread rate of any
fires that may develop. Residents are encouraged to exercise
fire prevention with any outdoor activities and properly
dispose of smoking materials.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly due to a combination
of strong winds... low relative humidity... and dry fuels. Any
fires that develop may quickly get out of control and become
difficult to contain.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
For more information about wildfire danger... burn restrictions...
and wildfire prevention and education... please visit your state
forestry or environmental protection website.