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  • Special Weather Statement for Saratoga County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued May 20 at 5:19AM EDT until May 21 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 5:19 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 8 a.m.
  • ...GUSTY WINDS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE RISK THIS AFTERNOON
    ACROSS MUCH OF THE HUDSON VALLEY...HELDERBERGS...CENTRAL TACONICS
    AND THE BERKSHIRES.
    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY PRODUCED AN AVERAGE
    BASIN RAINFALL OF LESS THAN A QUARTER INCH IN MOST OF THESE AREAS
    ON TUESDAY.
    TODAY WILL BE RATHER WINDY WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES DROPPING TO
    AROUND 30 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS WILL REACH 30
    MPH...POSSIBLY 35 MPH OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.
    THE COMBINATION OF STILL FAIRLY DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITY AND THE
    GUSTY WIND WILL MAKE FOR AN ELEVATED FIRE SPREAD POTENTIAL
    THIS AFTERNOON.