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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
404 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

MAZ002>023-026-201200-
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
404 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK ACROSS MASSACHUSETTS FOR TOMORROW...

A COLD FRONT WILL SWING THROUGH THIS EVENING BRINGING HIT OR MISS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHERN
CONNECTICUT. BEHIND THE FRONT ANTICIPATE DRY WEATHER AND PARTLY
SUNNY SKIES FOR TOMORROW. THIS WILL SET THE STAGE FOR AN ELEVATED
FIRE WEATHER RISK ACROSS MOST OF MASSACHUSETTS. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES ON WEDNESDAY ARE EXPECTED TO DROP BETWEEN 25 TO 30
PERCENT ACROSS MASSACHUSETTS. WESTERLY WINDS WILL GUST BETWEEN 25
AND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER
TERRAIN. EVEN THOUGH PRECIPITATION DID OCCUR TODAY...LOCAL FIRE
WEATHER OFFICIALS HAVE ADVISED OF THE AN ELEVATED FIRE SPREAD
POTENTIAL DUE TO THE DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS FORECASTED FOR
TOMORROW.

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DUNTEN


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