RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING.. Enhanced fire danger for Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Outdoor burning should be avoided.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG

WARNING. IT IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 600 PM.

 

* AFFECTED AREA…NORTHWESTERN, CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY.

 

* WINDS…NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

 

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY…27 TO 32 PERCENT.

 

* MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES…GENERALLY FROM 65 TO AROUND 70 DEGREES.

 

* IMPACTS…ANY WILDFIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO

SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

 

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS

ARE EXPECTED 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.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WILDFIRE DANGER, BURN RESTRICTIONS AND

WILDFIRE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION, PLEASE VISIT YOUR STATE

FORESTRY OR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEB SITE.