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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Taunton MA
1210 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-Western Franklin MA-
Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-Central Middlesex MA-
Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-Western Hampshire MA-
Western Hampden MA-Eastern Hampshire MA-Eastern Hampden MA-
Southern Worcester MA-Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-
Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-
Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-
Southern Plymouth MA-Northern Middlesex MA-
Northwest Providence RI-Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-
Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-
Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon,
Putnam, Willimantic, Charlemont, Greenfield, Orange, Barre,
Fitchburg, Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Gloucester,
Chesterfield, Blandford, Amherst, Northampton, Springfield,
Milford, Worcester, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston,
Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford,
Mattapoisett, Ayer, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry,
West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol,
Narragansett, Westerly, and Newport
1210 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...Marginally Elevated Fire Weather Potential Today...

Dry conditions persist across southern New England with the
overall recent lack of precipitation. West to northwest winds will
gust up to 20 mph at times this afternoon. Temperatures will be
warmer than normal, with highs in the upper 60s to lower 70s.
Minimum relative humidity levels will reach 30 to 35 percent. As a
result, there is a marginally elevated fire weather potential for
the entire region today, except for Cape Cod and the Islands where
relatively humidities will average 40 to 50 percent.

Winds will diminish by this evening and remain light on Saturday.


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