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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
254 AM EDT Mon Mar 20 2023

Western Norfolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-
Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-
Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-
Including the cities of Foxborough, Norwood, Quincy, Taunton,
Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett,
Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, and Nantucket
254 AM EDT Mon Mar 20 2023


High temperatures in the upper 40s to lower 50s combined with a
very dry air mass will support minimum afternoon relative
humidities of 20 to 30 percent in southeast Massachusetts.
Southwest wind gusts will also range between 20 to 25 mph, with 25
to 30 mph gusts across Cape Cod, Martha`s Vineyard and Nantucket.
Incorporating input from the Massachusetts Department of
Conservation and Resources, elevated fire weather potential is
expected today across southeast Massachusetts. Use caution when
handling ignition sources, including but not limited to matches
and cigarettes.


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