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From the National Weather Service in State College:

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service State College PA

307 AM EDT Wed Apr 3 2019

PAZ004>006-010>012-017>019-024>028-033>037-041-042-045-046-

049>053-056>059-063>066-040300-

/O.UPG.KCTP.FW.A.0001.190403T1400Z-190404T0300Z/

/O.NEW.KCTP.FW.W.0001.190403T1400Z-190404T0300Z/

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-

307 AM EDT Wed Apr 3 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM

EDT THIS EVENING FOR All of Central Pennsylvania, including the

Allegheny National Forest, Laurel Highlands and Susquehanna

Valley...

The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Red

Flag Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 11 PM

EDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zones 004, 005, 006, 010, 011,

012, 017, 018, 019, 024, 025, 026, 027, 028, 033, 034, 035,

036, 037, 041, 042, 045, 046, 049, 050, 051, 052, 053, 056,

057, 058, 059, 063, 064, 065 and 066.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with occasional gusts between 40 and

45 mph. The peak wind gusts will occur between 11 am and 6 pm

today.

* TIMING...Minimum Relative Humidity and Peak winds between 2 pm

and 7 pm.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 20 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...Afternoon highs mainly in the 50s.

* IMPACTS...Rapid wildfire growth and spread expected. Prescribed

burns may get out of control. Outdoor burning is not

recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Properly discard cigarettes, keep vehicles off dry grass, avoid

activities with open flames or sparks and obey burn bans.

Lambert/Steinbugl

Visit http://www.weather.gov/ctp for more information from the

National Weather Service office in State College.