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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
628 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

MAZ002>005-008>012-026-RIZ001-191030-
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
628 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL
MASSACHUSETTS...EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND
NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...RECENT DRY WEATHER AND GUSTY WEST WINDS
TODAY WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE SPREAD POTENTIAL ACROSS
NORTHWEST RHODE ISLAND AND WESTERN-CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
427 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

MAZ002>005-008>012-026-RIZ001-190000-
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...CHESTERFIELD...
BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...
WORCESTER...AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD
427 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL TODAY...

THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY
ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN INTERIOR MASSACHUSETTS AS WELL AS
NORTHWEST RHODE ISLAND.

AS TEMPERATURES WARM INTO THE LOW-70S BY MIDDAY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL TO DROP AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT. COMBINED WITH BREEZY WEST-
NORTHWEST WINDS DURING THE AFTERNOON INTO EVENING HOURS SUSTAINED
AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH...THERE IS AN ELEVATED FIRE
RISK CONSIDERING THE DRY FUELS AND LACK OF RAINFALL ACROSS THE
REGION AS OF LATE.

CAUTION SHOULD BE USED IF ANY OPEN BURNING IS PLANNED.

$$

SIPPRELL




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