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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Dry Weather and Fire Danger Conditions

The links on this page provide information that is relevant during periods of dry weather.

Fire Danger Map - find the wildfire risk predictions for each area of the state.

Drought Conditions - this drought index is intended primarily for guidance to public water suppliers. See also Drought Facts for general information about drought stages.

Fire Safety Outdoors - keep your campfires safe.

Air Quality Index - get today's forecast for ozone and fine particles.

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