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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
409 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>021-026-RIZ001>005-040415-
/O.NEW.KBOX.FW.A.0002.150504T1800Z-150505T0000Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
409 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY
EVENING FOR ALL OF MASSACHUSETTS EXCEPT FOR CAPE COD AND THE
ISLANDS...NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...AND NORTHERN AND CENTRAL RHODE
ISLAND...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...HARTFORD CT...TOLLAND CT AND WINDHAM CT.
  WESTERN FRANKLIN MA...EASTERN FRANKLIN MA...NORTHERN WORCESTER
  MA...CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA...WESTERN ESSEX MA...EASTERN ESSEX
  MA... WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA...WESTERN HAMPDEN MA...EASTERN
  HAMPSHIRE MA...EASTERN HAMPDEN MA...SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA...
  WESTERN NORFOLK MA...SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA...SUFFOLK MA...
  EASTERN NORFOLK MA... NORTHERN BRISTOL MA...WESTERN PLYMOUTH
  MA...EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA... SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA...SOUTHERN
  PLYMOUTH MA AND NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA. NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE
  RI...SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI...WESTERN KENT RI...EASTERN KENT
  RI AND BRISTOL RI.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS UP TO 25 TO
  30 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BECOME MOST GUSTY BETWEEN 3 PM AND 6 PM
  MONDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM OF 15 TO 20 PERCENT IN PORTIONS OF
  FRANKLIN AND NORTHERN WORCESTER COUNTIES. ELSEWHERE MINUMUM
  RELATIVE HUMIDITIES RANGING FROM 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S EXCEPT LOWER
  TO MID 70S AT THE IMMEDIATE SOUTHEAST COAST OF RHODE ISLAND AND
  MASSASCHUSETTS.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR DRY WEATHER AND GUSTY WINDS
  TO RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
MAY OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS. ANY FIRES THAT START MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY AND BECOME
DIFFICULT TO EXTINGUISH.

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