Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
405 AM EDT SAT JUL 2 2016

MAZ001-025-021500-
NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DALTON...HANCOCK...PITTSFIELD...
FLORIDA...NORTH ADAMS...SANDISFIELD...GREAT BARRINGTON...
SOUTH EGREMONT
405 AM EDT SAT JUL 2 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL LATER THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTY WINDS DEVELOPING...

WESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 20 AND
30 MPH LATER THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES DROPPING TO AS LOW AS 40 PERCENT. DESPITE YESTERDAY/S
RAINFALL, MUCH OF THE REGION RECEIVED LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF AN
INCH. INPUT FROM OUR FIRE WEATHER STATE CONTACTS INDICATES THAT
THE RECENT ABNORMALLY DRY WEATHER HAS RESULTED IN ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONCERNS, ESPECIALLY WITH THE GUSTY WINDS THAT WILL
DEVELOP BY AFTERNOON.

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