Submitted by ub on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:44

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for New York City and surrounding areas from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM tomorrow, 4/24/14.

A Red Flag Warning means a combination of dry brush and gusty wind conditions support fire danger. Exercise extra caution when using outdoor gas and charcoal grills.

In addition, smokers should never carelessly discard cigarettes. Immediately report a brush fire to 911. For more information, visit or see the attached FDNY/OEM press release.

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