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...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EDT FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
FOR MUCH OF NEW JERSEY AND MUCH OF EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...
...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has cancelled the Red
Flag Warning. A Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for Friday.

* AFFECTED AREA...The Poconos, the Lehigh Valley, Berks County
and southeastern Pennsylvania. In addition, northwestern,
central and southern New Jersey.

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

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts of 25 to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 15 to 20 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs generally in the upper 50s to middle 60s.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are expected. There
will be increased risk for rapid wildfire growth and spread.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur due to a combination of strong winds, low
relative humidity and dry fuels. Check for updated forecasts and
possible Red Flag Warnings.

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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