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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
402 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MAZ002-003-008>011-RIZ008-252015-
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
BLOCK ISLAND RI-
402 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND
SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE DRY AND WINDY. HOWEVER
FIRE OFFICIALS HAVE DETERMINED THAT RECENT RAINFALL HAS RENDERED
FUELS MOIST ENOUGH TO PRECLUDE THE ISSUANCE OF ANY HEADLINES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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
1112 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MAZ002>004-008>012-026-NHZ011-015-RIZ001-003-006-242300-
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...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...
NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...AYER...
JAFFREY...KEENE...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...
WEST GREENWICH...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY
1112 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS INTO THIS AFTERNOON...

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

THE GUSTY WINDS COMBINED WITH VERY DRY AIR BUILDING ACROSS THE
REGION AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING TO 15 TO 25 PERCENT
WILL RESULT IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR FIRE SPREAD.

A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED ONLY FOR NORTHERN
CONNECTICUT...BUT ELSEWHERE LIGHT SURFACE FUELS WILL BE SLOW TO
RECOVER DUE TO RECENT RAINFALL WHICH LIMIT THE FIRE WEATHER RISK.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION AS IT DEVELOPS
TODAY...UPDATING AS NECESSARY.

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