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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1016 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

ANZ250-251-254-192230-
/O.CON.KBOX.SC.Y.0118.171019T1800Z-171020T0800Z/
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
1016 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1016 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

ANZ231>234-192230-
/O.CON.KBOX.SC.Y.0118.171019T1800Z-171020T0800Z/
CAPE COD BAY-NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-BUZZARDS BAY-
1016 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1016 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

ANZ235-237-255-256-192230-
/O.CON.KBOX.SC.Y.0118.171019T2000Z-171020T1000Z/
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
1016 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1016 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

ANZ230-192230-
/O.CON.KBOX.SC.Y.0118.171019T1800Z-171020T0400Z/
BOSTON HARBOR-
1016 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1016 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

ANZ236-192230-
/O.CON.KBOX.SC.Y.0118.171019T1800Z-171020T0400Z/
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
1016 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
246 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017


ANZ150-152-154-192100-
/O.NEW.KGYX.SC.Y.0082.171019T1800Z-171020T2200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON, ME TO PORT CLYDE, ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE, ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH, ME OUT
25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA OUT
25 NM-
246 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM EDT
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
109 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

CTZ005>008-192200-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-
109 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

A dry air mass will combine with increasing southwesterly winds
to create conditions more conducive for fire spread during the
afternoon and evening. Relative humidity is expected to decrease
to 30 to 35 percent during this time, while wind gusts increase
to 20 to 25 mph. These conditions would likely aid fire spread if
ignition occurs.

Listen to NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio or visit our web Site at
http://weather.gov/nyc for further details or updates.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Albany NY
752 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-192200-
Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Northern Berkshire-
Southern Berkshire-
Including the cities of Torrington, Oakville, Gaylordsville,
New Milford, Terryville, Thomaston, Dalton, Hancock, Pittsfield,
Florida, North Adams, Sandisfield, Great Barrington,
and South Egremont
752 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Elevated Fire Weather Potential Today...

With an overall lack of rainfall across western Massachusetts and
northwest Connecticut, dry conditions persist. South to southwest
winds will gust to around 25 miles per hour today. These winds
will combine with relatively warm temperatures in the lower 70s
within a dry airmass to yield low relative humidity near 35
percent.

This will lead to elevated fire weather conditions through the
daylight hours today.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Albany NY
752 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

VTZ013>015-192200-
Bennington-Western Windham-Eastern Windham-
Including the cities of Stamford, Bennington,
Woodford State Park, Pownal, Stratton, Londonderry, Brattleboro,
Guilford Center, West Brattleboro, and Bellows Falls
752 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Gusty Winds And Dry Weather Raise Fire Weather Concerns Today...

Fire officials in Vermont advise against any open burning today.
The lack of precipitation this month has led to fuels such as
leaves...grass...and small brush to become very dry across all of
Vermont. Winds today will gust in the 15 to 25 mph range and
humidities will be lowering in the afternoon. All of these factors
will increase the potential for any fires that do start to spread
quickly and become more difficult to contain.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
National Weather Service BURLINGTON VT
743 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

VTZ001>012-016>019-192000-
Grand Isle-Western Franklin-Orleans-Essex-Western Chittenden-
Lamoille-Caledonia-Washington-Western Addison-Orange-
Western Rutland-Windsor-Eastern Franklin-Eastern Chittenden-
Eastern Addison-Eastern Rutland-
Including the cities of Alburgh, South Hero, St. Albans, Newport,
Island Pond, Burlington, Johnson, Stowe, St. Johnsbury,
Montpelier, Middlebury, Vergennes, Bradford, Randolph, Rutland,
Springfield, White River Junction, Enosburg Falls, Richford,
Underhill, Bristol, Ripton, East Wallingford, and Killington
743 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Gusty Winds And Dry Weather Raise Fire Weather Concerns Today...

Fire officials in Vermont advise against any open burning today.
The lack of precipitation this month has led to fuels such as
leaves...grass...and small brush to become very dry across all of
Vermont. Winds today will gust in the 15 to 25 mph range and
humidities will be lowering in the afternoon. All of these factors
will increase the potential for any fires that do start to spread
quickly and become more difficult to contain.

$$

Evenson

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Taunton MA
418 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>006-008>013-026-RIZ001-003-192200-
Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-Western Franklin MA-
Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-Central Middlesex MA-
Western Essex MA-Western Hampshire MA-Western Hampden MA-
Eastern Hampshire MA-Eastern Hampden MA-Southern Worcester MA-
Western Norfolk MA-Northern Middlesex MA-Northwest Providence RI-
Western Kent RI-
Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon,
Putnam, Willimantic, Charlemont, Greenfield, Orange, Barre,
Fitchburg, Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Chesterfield, Blandford,
Amherst, Northampton, Springfield, Milford, Worcester,
Foxborough, Norwood, Ayer, Foster, Smithfield, Coventry,
and West Greenwich
418 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Elevated Fire Weather Potential This Afternoon...

Dry conditions persist across southern New England with the
overall recent lack of precipitation. South to southwest winds
will gust to around 25 miles per hour this afternoon. There is a
chance of a few 25 to 30 mph gusts toward 4 or 5 pm. These winds
will combine with relatively warm temperatures in the low to mid
70s and within a dry airmass to yield minimum relative humidity
values of 30 to 35 percent. This will lead to an elevated fire
weather potential through this afternoon.

On Friday, northwest winds are only expected to gust to 20 mph,
but it still will be dry with minimum relative humidity values near
30 percent, so we will be close to having an elevated risk for
fire potential as well.

$$
Field

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Gray ME
316 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

MEZ007-012-018-NHZ001>015-192215-
Northern Oxford-Southern Oxford-Interior York-Northern Coos-
Southern Coos-Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-Southern Grafton-
Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Merrimack-Belknap-Strafford-Cheshire-
Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-Coastal Rockingham-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron,
Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover,
Locke Mills, Milton, Newry, Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford,
Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford, Goodwins Mills, Buxton,
Limington, Berwick, Errol, Millsfield, Colebrook, Berlin, Dummer,
Milan, York Pond, Lancaster, Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton,
Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, Woodstock, Jackson,
North Conway, Albany, Conway, Chatham, Crawford Notch, Lyme,
Ashland, Ellsworth, Holderness, Plymouth, Rumney, Wakefield,
Bridgewater, Brookfield, Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro,
Moultonborough, Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon, Goshen,
Grantham, Lempster, Newport, Charlestown, Boscawen, Canterbury,
Concord, Dunbarton, Loudon, Hooksett, Laconia, Gilford, Meredith,
Barrington, Rochester, Dover, Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham,
Madbury, Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry, Jaffrey,
Manchester, Pelham, Nashua, Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Exeter, Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye,
Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, Seabrook, Amherst,
Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown, Peterborough, Sharon, and Weare
316 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Elevated Fire Weather Potential This Afternoon...

Dry conditions persist with an overall lack of rainfall across
the region. Southwest winds will increase to 10 to 20 mph with
highest gusts possible this afternoon. These winds will coincide
with many areas across New Hampshire and adjacent westernmost
Maine having relative humidity values in the 30 to 40 percent
range. These conditions, in combination with very little rainfall
recently, will lead to elevated fire weather potential this
afternoon.

Very dry conditions are possible on Friday as well under
northwest breezes.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gray ME
330 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

MEZ007-012-018-NHZ001>015-200730-
Northern Oxford-Southern Oxford-Interior York-Northern Coos-
Southern Coos-Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-Southern Grafton-
Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Merrimack-Belknap-Strafford-Cheshire-
Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-Coastal Rockingham-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
330 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southwest Maine, western
Maine, New Hampshire, central New Hampshire, northern New Hampshire
and southern New Hampshire.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Elevated fire weather conditions expected this afternoon.

.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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