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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
350 AM EDT SAT JUL 2 2016

MAZ002>021-026-RIZ001>007-021500-
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-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
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...AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...
PROVIDENCE...COVENTRY...WEST GREENWICH...EAST GREENWICH...
WARWICK...WEST WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT
350 AM EDT SAT JUL 2 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL LATER THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTY WINDS DEVELOPING...

WESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH
LATER THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
DROPPING TO AROUND 30 PERCENT. DESPITE YESTERDAY/S RAINFALL, MUCH
OF THE REGION RECEIVED LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH. INPUT
FROM OUR FIRE WEATHER STATE CONTACTS INDICATES THAT THE RECENT
ABNORMALLY DRY WEATHER HAS RESULTED IN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
CONCERNS, ESPECIALLY WITH THE GUSTY WINDS THAT WILL DEVELOP BY
AFTERNOON.

$$

FRANK




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