055  
WWUS81 KPHI 201729  
SPSPHI  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
129 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017  
 
NJZ012>027-PAZ060-070-071-101>106-202200-  
MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-  
GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-  
ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-  
COASTAL OCEAN-SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-BERKS-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-  
WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-WESTERN MONTGOMERY-  
EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW BRUNSWICK, FREEHOLD, SANDY HOOK,  
TRENTON, PENNSVILLE, GLASSBORO, CAMDEN, CHERRY HILL, MOORESTOWN,  
MOUNT HOLLY, JACKSON, MILLVILLE, HAMMONTON, CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE,  
OCEAN CITY, ATLANTIC CITY, LONG BEACH ISLAND,  
WHARTON STATE FOREST, READING, MEDIA, PHILADELPHIA, HONEY BROOK,  
OXFORD, WEST CHESTER, KENNETT SQUARE, COLLEGEVILLE, POTTSTOWN,  
NORRISTOWN, LANSDALE, CHALFONT, PERKASIE, MORRISVILLE,  
AND DOYLESTOWN  
129 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017  
   
..ENHANCED THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10-15 MPH ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON WITH  
OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN A FEW SPOTS. A DRIER AIRMASS  
WILL ALSO BUILD SOUTH, AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE  
FROM 25 TO 30 PERCENT.  
 
ADDITIONALLY, FINE FUELS ARE DRY ACROSS THE REGION. THESE  
CONDITIONS COULD POTENTIALLY SUPPORT AN ENHANCED RISK FOR THE  
SPREAD OF WILDFIRES THIS AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
NJZ001-007>010-PAZ054-055-061-062-202200-  
SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-CARBON-MONROE-LEHIGH-  
NORTHAMPTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWTON, WASHINGTON, MORRISTOWN,  
FLEMINGTON, SOMERVILLE, JIM THORPE, STROUDSBURG, ALLENTOWN,  
BETHLEHEM, AND EASTON  
129 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017  
   
..ENHANCED THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL  
GUSTS OF 20 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. A DRIER AIRMASS WILL ALSO BUILD  
SOUTH, AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 20 TO 30  
PERCENT.  
 
ADDITIONALLY, FINE FUELS ARE DRY ACROSS THE REGION. THESE  
CONDITIONS COULD POTENTIALLY SUPPORT AN ENHANCED RISK FOR THE  
SPREAD OF WILDFIRES THIS AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
MWG  
 
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