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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
527 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>004-008>012-026-NHZ011-015-RIZ001-003-006-
240830-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-CHESHIRE NH-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
WESTERN KENT RI-WASHINGTON RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...
NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...AYER...
JAFFREY...KEENE...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...
WEST GREENWICH...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY
527 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THURSDAY...

BLUSTERY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY WITH
SUSTAINED FLOW AROUND 25 MPH AND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

COMBINED WITH HIGH PRESSURE...CLEAR CONDITIONS...AND DRIER AIR
BUILDING ACROSS THE REGION...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FALL
DOWN TO OR BELOW 30 PERCENT OVER MUCH OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND /THE
LOWEST ACROSS THE CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY/ RESULTING IN THE
DEVELOPMENT OF FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR FIRE SPREAD.

YET PER DISCUSSION WITH STATE FIRE-WEATHER OFFICIALS...LIGHT
SURFACE FUELS WILL BE SLOW TO RECOVER DUE TO RECENT RAINS AS WELL
AS CLOUDY AND COOL CONDITIONS SUBSEQUENTLY LIMITING THE FIRE
WEATHER RISK.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION AS IT DEVELOPS OVERNIGHT
AND INTO THE MORNING...UPDATING AS NECESSARY.

$$

SIPPRELL




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
411 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>024-026-NHZ011-012-015-RIZ001>008-242015-
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-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
411 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN
CONNECTICUT...CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS...EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHERN NEW
HAMPSHIRE...NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THERE IS A LOW PROBABILITY OF WINDS REACHING ADVISORY CRITERIA ON
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

THERE IS INCREASING CONFIDENCE THAT CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY MAY
WARRANT FIRE WEATHER HEADLINES. HOWEVER FIRE WEATHER STATE
CONTACTS WILL LIKE TO EVALUATE THE FUEL LEVELS OVER THE NEXT
12 HOURS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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