A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 038, 039, 040, 043, 044, 047,
048, AND 072. This includes Bradford, Susquehanna, Wayne,
Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Pike counties.
* TIMING...Through 8 PM this evening.
* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 20 mph, with gusts to 25 mph,
especially over the higher terrain.
* HUMIDITY...As low as 25 to 30 percent.
* LIGHTNING...Isolated thunderstorms with dry lightning may cause
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.