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New York, Eastern Columbia

Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:27 PM EDT on May 03, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 04, 2015

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through
Monday evening for low relative humidities... gusty winds and
extremely dry fine fuels for east central New York... western
Massachusetts and northwestern Connecticut...

* affected area... east central New York... Berkshire County in
western Massachusetts and Litchfield County in northwest

* Winds... south to southwest at 5 to 15 mph gusting to 15 to 25
mph... with locally higher gusts possible.

* Timing... 12 PM Monday afternoon to 8 PM Monday evening.

* Relative humidity... 25 to 30 percent.

* Temperatures... mid 70s to lower 80s.

* Impacts... fires may spread rapidly and uncontrollably.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that dangerous fire weather conditions
are possible due to the combination of gusty winds... low relative
humidities... and dry fuels. Any fires that develop may quickly
get out of control and become difficult to contain.

Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Frost Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Connecticut - Fire Weather Watch
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning
Illinois - Special Statement
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Fire Weather Watch
Massachusetts - Fire Weather Watch
Michigan - Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Fire Weather Watch
New Jersey - Fire Weather Watch
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch
New York - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Oregon - Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Fire Weather Watch
Rhode Island - Fire Weather Watch
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Vermont - Special Statement
Washington - Special Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement