Red Flag Warning
 
By President John Carbo
November 16, 2019
 

From the National Weather Service


Weather Alert
Special Weather Statement issued November 16 at 5:10AM EST by NWS Philadelphia - Mount Holly

...Increased Risk for Fire Spread Today... Relative humidities are expected to drop into the low to mid 20s today with gusty winds. North to northeasterly winds will gust between 20 to 25 mph across area with gusts of 35 to 40 mph possible near the coast. This will promote drying of one hour fuels across the region. Therefore there will be an increased risk today for the spread of fires today. For more information about wildfire danger, burn restrictions, and wildfire prevention and education, please visit your state forestry or environmental protection websites.
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