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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
444 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

CTZ005>008-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-176-242300-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-
WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-
NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-
BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-
444 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...ENHANCED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY INTO EARLY THIS
EVENING...

SOUTHWEST FLOW TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING WILL BE GENERALLY 10
TO 20 MPH AND THIS WILL HELP LOWER DEWPOINTS WITH VERTICAL MIXING.
AS A RESULT...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE NEAR 25 TO 30
PERCENT FOR MUCH OF THE REGION...SO THESE CONDITIONS WILL ENHANCE
THE SPREAD AND GROWTH OF ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP.

$$

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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