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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
400 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

NYZ026>031-034-035-087-VTZ001>012-016>019-241000-
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CLINTON-
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-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...MASSENA...MALONE...PLATTSBURGH...
STAR LAKE...SARANAC LAKE...TUPPER LAKE...DANNEMORA...
LAKE PLACID...PORT HENRY...TICONDEROGA...OGDENSBURG...POTSDAM...
GOUVERNEUR...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...
KILLINGTON
400 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

PER COORDINATION WITH THE VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF FORESTS, PARKS AND
RECREATION, FINE DEAD FUELS SUCH AS LEAVES AND GRASS REMAIN VERY DRY
ACROSS MOST OF THE REGION, AND WITH LOWER THAN AVERAGE
PRECIPITATION OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS CONDITIONS REMAIN FAVORABLE
FOR THESE FUELS TO BURN QUICKLY SHOULD ANY FIRES START. LOW
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY (25 TO 35%) ALONG WITH GUSTY WEST TO
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS FROM 20 TO 30 MPH WILL EXACERBATE THESE
CONDITIONS TODAY. THUS ANY FIRES THAT DO START TODAY WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO SPREAD QUICKLY...BURN INTENSELY AND BECOME DIFFICULT
TO CONTAIN. PERSONS PLANNING OUTDOOR BURNING OF BRUSH OR OTHER
MATERIAL TODAY SHOULD DO SO WITH CAUTION.

$$

JMG

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
413 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-VTZ013>015-242300-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...
LENOX...HOUSATONIC...BENNINGTON...JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...
BRATTLEBORO...WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
413 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK TODAY...

LOCAL FIRE OFFICIALS ADVISE CONDITIONS FAVOR AN ELEVATED FIRE
SPREAD POTENTIAL TODAY ACROSS WESTERN NEW ENGLAND.

THERE HAS BEEN LITTLE RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA OVER THE PAST
MONTH RESULTING IN DRY FUELS. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ACROSS WESTERN
NEW ENGLAND WILL FALL INTO THE 20S THIS AFTERNOON AND
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 20 TO 25 MPH AT TIMES. THESE
CONDITIONS ARE CONDUCIVE FOR THE GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES.

$$

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