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Lower Township Police Department
Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 :: 03:30 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Red Flag Warning until 09:00PM

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 The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...The Poconos, Lehigh Valley, Berks County, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Also northwestern, central, and southern New Jersey and the entire state of Delaware.

* TIMING...From 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM Wednesday.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Dropping into the 20 to 30 percent range.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs mainly in the 60s, with 50s in the Poconos and far northwest New Jersey.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds and very dry air will create conditions that may promote the rapid spread of wildfires.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MIDDLESEX ... EASTERN MONTGOMERY ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... NORTHAMPTON ... WARREN ... GLOUCESTER ... HUNTERDON ... SUSSEX ... WESTERN CHESTER ... LOWER BUCKS ... CUMBERLAND ... KENT ... CAPE MAY ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... CARBON ... COASTAL OCEAN ... MERCER ... LEHIGH ... PHILADELPHIA ... SOMERSET ... UPPER BUCKS ... OCEAN ... MORRIS ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... WESTERN MONMOUTH ... INLAND SUSSEX ... ATLANTIC ... EASTERN CHESTER ... DELAWARE ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON ... NEW CASTLE ... CAMDEN ... BERKS ... WESTERN MONTGOMERY ... MONROE ... SALEM ... DELAWARE BEACHES

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.

Address/Location
Lower Township Police Department
405 Breakwater Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-886-1619

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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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