Saturday, November 23, 2013
The National Weather Service in New York has issued a wind advisory and red flag warning for Westport and area on Sunday for conditions favorable for the rapid spread of wildfires.
The wind advisory is in effect from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday while the red flag warning is in effect from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
The Weather Service said winds northwest 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph with relative humidity as low as 25 percent will be favorable for rapid fire spread if ignition occurs.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Posted 11/23/13 at 08:47 PM Permalink