Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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National Weather Service BURLINGTON VT
504 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Eastern Clinton-Southeastern St. Lawrence-Southern Franklin-
Western Clinton-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Grand Isle-
Western Franklin-Orleans-Essex-Western Chittenden-Lamoille-
Caledonia-Washington-Western Addison-Orange-Western Rutland-
Windsor-Eastern Franklin-Eastern Chittenden-Eastern Addison-
Eastern Rutland-
Including the cities of Plattsburgh, Star Lake, Saranac Lake,
Tupper Lake, Dannemora, Lake Placid, Port Henry, Ticonderoga,
Alburgh, South Hero, St. Albans, Newport, Island Pond,
Burlington, Johnson, Stowe, St. Johnsbury, Montpelier,
Middlebury, Vergennes, Bradford, Randolph, Rutland, Springfield,
White River Junction, Enosburg Falls, Richford, Underhill,
Bristol, Ripton, East Wallingford, and Killington
504 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Breezy Winds and Dry Weather Increases Fire Weather Concerns
Again on Friday...

Fire officials advise against any open burning...including
campfires on Friday across northern New York and Vermont. The
lack of precipitation this month has led to fine fuels such as
leaves...grass...and small brush to become very dry. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph with localized gusts 20 to 25 mph are expected
on Friday with minimum relative humidity values in the 28% to 38%
range. All of these factors will increase the potential for any
fires that do start to spread quickly and become more difficult to


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