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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
535 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

MAZ002>024-026-250900-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...
CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...
MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...
QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...
NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...AYER
535 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY VALUES...AND ONGOING
DROUGHT CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE RISK FOR SUNDAY...

ONGOING DROUGHT CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT MASSACHUSETTS WILL COUPLE
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES /LESS THAN 30 PERCENT/ AND GUSTY
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TO RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE RISK ON SUNDAY.
HIGHEST WIND GUSTS WILL BE ALONG THE EAST COAST...CAPE...AND
ISLANDS. WHILE SOME DID RECEIVE MINIMAL RAINFALL LAST NIGHT...MOST
DID NOT RECEIVE MUCH IF ANY...THEREFORE VERY DRY CONDITIONS
CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE STATE.

$$

RLG



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