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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
349 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

CTZ001-013-VTZ013>015-050015-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-BENNINGTON-
WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...BENNINGTON...JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...BRATTLEBORO...
WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
349 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...LOCALIZED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ACROSS SOUTHERN VERMONT AND
NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING...

THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AND
DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN AN ENHANCED RISK FOR THE GROWTH AND
SPREAD OF ANY FIRES ACROSS SOUTHERN VERMONT AND NORTHWESTERN
CONNECTICUT THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST UP TO AROUND 20 MPH AS RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES DROP INTO THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. CONDITIONS
WILL IMPROVE AFTER SUNSET AS WINDS WEAKEN AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
RISE.

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