Red Flag Warning issued April 18 at 11:36AM EDT until April 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Mount Holly NJ
Western Monmouth; Eastern Monmouth; Salem; Gloucester; Camden; Northwestern Burlington; Ocean; Cumberland; Atlantic; Cape May; Atlantic Coastal Cape May; Coastal Atlantic; Coastal Ocean; Southeastern Burlington
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.
AFFECTED AREA…Western Monmouth, Eastern Monmouth, Salem,
Gloucester, Camden, Northwestern Burlington, Ocean,
Cumberland, Atlantic, Cape May, Atlantic Coastal Cape May,
Coastal Atlantic, Coastal Ocean and Southeastern Burlington.
TIMING…Noon to 8 PM Tuesday.
WINDS…West 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY…As low as 20 to 30 percent.
TEMPERATURES…In the upper 50s.
IMPACTS…The combination of dry conditions, low humidity, and
strong gusty winds will result in favorable conditions for the
rapid spread of fires Tuesday afternoon.
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