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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Thursday May 3rd, 2018 :: 03:38 a.m. EDT

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Red Flag Warning until 08:00PM

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR FAR SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW JERSEY... The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Red Flag Warning for the potential of enhanced fire spread, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 8 PM EDT this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Areas along and east of Interstate 95 in southeastern Pennsylvania and in southern and central New Jersey.

* TIMING...From late this morning through sunset this evening with the strongest winds and lowest relative humidity values occurring from 3 PM through 6 PM.

* WINDS...West-southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Around 30 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...In the upper 80s to lower 90s inland and upper 70s to lower 80s near the coast.

* IMPACTS...The combination of low fuel moisture, low relative humidity, and gusty winds will contribute to the enhanced spread of fires.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... CAMDEN ... CAPE MAY ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... COASTAL OCEAN ... CUMBERLAND ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... GLOUCESTER ... MERCER ... MIDDLESEX ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... OCEAN ... SALEM ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON ... WESTERN MONMOUTH

Instructions:

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. For more information about wildfire danger...burn restrictions...and wildfire prevention and education...please visit your state forestry or environmental protection website.

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Address/Location
Harvey Cedars Police Department
7606 Long Beach Boulevard
Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-494-6509

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Red Flag Warning

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