Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
929 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-VTZ013>015-232300-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...
LENOX...HOUSATONIC...BENNINGTON...JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...
BRATTLEBORO...WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
929 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK ACROSS NORTHWEST
CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND SOUTHERN VERMONT
SATURDAY...

A DRY AIRMASS HAS OVERSPREAD WESTERN NEW ENGLAND AND WILL
REMAIN THROUGH SATURDAY. GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO
25 MPH ARE EXPECTED...MAINLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DIP TO BETWEEN 20 TO 30 PERCENT DURING SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

WITH THE LACK OF APPRECIABLE RAINFALL...LOCAL FIRE WEATHER
OFFICIALS HAVE ADVISED OF AN ELEVATED FIRE SPREAD POTENTIAL DUE TO
THE DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS FORECAST SATURDAY.

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