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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
412 AM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

MAZ002>023-026-202200-
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-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...
CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...
MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...
QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...
NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...AYER
412 AM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK ACROSS MASSACHUSETTS TODAY...

A DRY AIRMASS WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION TODAY ALONG WITH GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH. THIS WILL RESULT IN MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 30 TO 35 PERCENT ACROSS
MASSACHUSETTS.

DESPITE YESTERDAY/S SHOWERS GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS TODAY COMBINED
WITH A VERY DRY AIRMASS WILL RAPIDLY DRY OUT ANY RESIDUAL TOP
LAYER GROUND MOISTURE. AS SUCH LOCAL FIRE WEATHER OFFICIALS HAVE
ADVISED OF AN ELEVATED FIRE SPREAD POTENTIAL DUE TO THE DRY AND
WINDY CONDITIONS FORECAST TODAY.

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