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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
347 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>005-008>012-026-RIZ001-180400-
/O.NEW.KBOX.FW.A.0001.150418T1600Z-150419T0000Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
347 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR INTERIOR MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN CONNECTICUT
AND NORTHWEST RHODE ISLAND...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...HARTFORD CT...TOLLAND CT AND WINDHAM CT.
  WESTERN FRANKLIN MA...EASTERN FRANKLIN MA...NORTHERN WORCESTER
  MA...CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA...WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA...WESTERN
  HAMPDEN MA...EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA...EASTERN HAMPDEN MA...
  SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA AND NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA. NORTHWEST
  PROVIDENCE RI.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...NOON TO 8 PM SATURDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS AND LOWEST
  RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL OCCUR DURING MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...MID 60S TO LOWER 70S.

* IMPACTS...DRY WEATHER AND GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL
  FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO 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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