U.S. National Weather Service Alerts for Harrisburg, PA

  • FIRE WEATHER WATCH

    FIRE WEATHER WATCH

    Now - Thursday, Apr 24, 7:00pm

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR MUCH OF THE LOWER SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR TODAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* AFFECTED AREA...PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA FROM ADAMS COUNTY...NORTHEAST ACROSS THE LOWER SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S.

* LIGHTNING...NONE.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR RAPID DEVELOPMENT AND SPREAD OF WILD FIRES...OR FOR PRESCRIBED BURNS TO GET OUT OF CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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