Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
349 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

MAZ005>007-011-012-014>016-019>024-026-252145-
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-
NANTUCKET MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...CAMBRIDGE...
BOSTON...QUINCY...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...AYER
349 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY VALUES...AND ONGOING
DROUGHT CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK TODAY...

ONGOING DROUGHT CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT MASSACHUSETTS WILL COUPLE
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES /LESS THAN 30 PERCENT/ AND GUSTY
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TO RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK
TODAY. HIGHEST WIND GUSTS WILL BE ALONG THE EAST
COAST...CAPE...AND ISLANDS. WHILE SOME DID RECEIVE WITHIN 48
HOURS...MOST DID NOT RECEIVE MUCH IF ANY...THEREFORE VERY DRY
CONDITIONS CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE STATE.

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MAZ002>004-008>010-013-017-018-252145-
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...
NORTHAMPTON...FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...TAUNTON...BROCKTON
349 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK TODAY ALONG WITH MORE FROST
POSSIBLE TONIGHT...

ONGOING DROUGHT CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT MASSACHUSETTS WILL COUPLE
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES /LESS THAN 30 PERCENT/ AND GUSTY
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TO RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE RISK ON SUNDAY.
HIGHEST WHILE SOME DID RECEIVE MINIMAL RAINFALL LAST NIGHT...MOST
DID NOT RECEIVE MUCH IF ANY...THEREFORE VERY DRY CONDITIONS
CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE STATE.

OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE
LOW-UPPER 30S ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION. THIS WILL LEAD TO ANOTHER
NIGHT OF FROST POTENTIAL. SENSITIVE VEGETATION SHOULD BE COVERED
OR BROUGHT INSIDE IF POSSIBLE...STAY TUNED FOR POTENTIAL FROST OR
FREEZE HEADLINES THROUGH THE DAY.

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