571  
WWUS81 KBOX 230827  
SPSBOX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
427 AM EDT WED SEP 23 2020  
 
CTZ002>004-MAZ002>024-026-RIZ001>008-240000-  
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-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-  
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-  
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-  
BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HARTFORD, WINDSOR LOCKS, UNION, VERNON,  
PUTNAM, WILLIMANTIC, CHARLEMONT, GREENFIELD, ORANGE, BARRE,  
FITCHBURG, FRAMINGHAM, LOWELL, LAWRENCE, GLOUCESTER,  
CHESTERFIELD, BLANDFORD, AMHERST, NORTHAMPTON, SPRINGFIELD,  
MILFORD, WORCESTER, FOXBOROUGH, NORWOOD, CAMBRIDGE, BOSTON,  
QUINCY, TAUNTON, BROCKTON, PLYMOUTH, FALL RIVER, NEW BEDFORD,  
MATTAPOISETT, CHATHAM, FALMOUTH, PROVINCETOWN, VINEYARD HAVEN,  
NANTUCKET, AYER, FOSTER, SMITHFIELD, PROVIDENCE, COVENTRY,  
WEST GREENWICH, EAST GREENWICH, WARWICK, WEST WARWICK, BRISTOL,  
NARRAGANSETT, WESTERLY, NEWPORT, AND NEW SHOREHAM  
427 AM EDT WED SEP 23 2020  
 
...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS TODAY ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHERN  
NEW ENGLAND...  
 
THE PROLONGED DRY WEATHER ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND HAS  
RESULTED IN VERY LOW LIVE AND DEAD FUEL MOISTURE. WITH LOW  
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS TODAY, ANY FIRES WHICH ESCAPE  
INITIAL CONTAINMENT AND BECOME ESTABLISHED, COULD POTENTIALLY  
BECOME SERIOUS.  
 
CONSULT YOUR LOCAL FIRE WARDEN IF PLANNING ANY OUTDOOR BURNING ON  
TODAY.  
 

 
 
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