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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1216 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

VTZ013>015-190015-
BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNINGTON...JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...
BRATTLEBORO...WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
1216 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...LOCALIZED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ACROSS SOUTHERN VERMONT THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AND
DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN AN ENHANCED RISK FOR THE GROWTH AND
SPREAD OF ANY OUTDOOR FIRES ACROSS SOUTHERN VERMONT THIS AFTERNOON
INTO THE EARLY EVENING.

WESTERLY WINDS WILL GUSTY UP TO AROUND 25 MPH AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES DROP INTO THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
AFTER SUNSET AS WINDS WEAKEN AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES RISE.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
429 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

VTZ013>015-191100-
BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
429 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHERN VERMONT.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW AT THIS TIME.

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

A WIDESPREAD SOAKING RAINFALL WITH UP TO ONE INCH RAINFALL WILL
OCCUR MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. THE RAINFALL COMBINED WITH RESIDUAL
SNOW MELT ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN IN SOME LOCATIONS...MAY
RESULT IN SOME NEAR BANKFULL CONDITIONS.

IF THE POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD FLOODING INCREASES...THEN A FLOOD
WATCH MAY BE NEEDED FOR SOME LOCATIONS LATER IN TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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