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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1235 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...DANGERS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS WESTERNMOST
MAINE AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE INTO THIS EVENING...

.RECENT DRY WEATHER HAS ALLOWED FINE FUELS TO REMAIN DRY DESPITE
GREEN UP BEING UNDERWAY. THIS IS COUPLED WITH A VERY DRY AIR MASS
REMAINING IN NEW ENGLAND TODAY...WHERE RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE
EXPECTED TO REMAIN BETWEEN 20 AND 25 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY FROM THE WEST INTO THIS EVENING...AND
LEAD TO UNCONTROLLABLE FIRE BEHAVIOR.

MEZ012-018-019-NHZ004>015-250000-
/O.NEW.KGYX.FW.W.0008.150524T1635Z-150525T0000Z/
SOUTHERN OXFORD-INTERIOR YORK-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-
NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-
MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-
INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
1235 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR WESTERNMOST MAIND AND
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...WESTERNMOST MAINE AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH 8 PM THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 70S.

* LIGHTNING...NONE.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY AND UNCONTROLLABY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$
JC


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

ANZ230-242300-
/O.CON.KBOX.SC.Y.0208.000000T0000Z-150524T2300Z/
BOSTON HARBOR-
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

ANZ231-251-250200-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SC.Y.0208.000000T0000Z-150525T0200Z/
CAPE COD BAY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

ANZ232>235-237-250200-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SC.Y.0207.000000T0000Z-150525T0200Z/
NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-BUZZARDS BAY-RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

ANZ236-242300-
/O.CON.KBOX.SC.Y.0208.000000T0000Z-150524T2300Z/
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

ANZ250-254-250400-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SC.Y.0208.000000T0000Z-150525T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

ANZ255-256-250300-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SC.Y.0208.000000T0000Z-150525T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
346 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
444 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

CTZ005>008-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-176-242300-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-
WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-
NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-
BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-
444 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...ENHANCED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY INTO EARLY THIS
EVENING...

SOUTHWEST FLOW TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING WILL BE GENERALLY 10
TO 20 MPH AND THIS WILL HELP LOWER DEWPOINTS WITH VERTICAL MIXING.
AS A RESULT...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE NEAR 25 TO 30
PERCENT FOR MUCH OF THE REGION...SO THESE CONDITIONS WILL ENHANCE
THE SPREAD AND GROWTH OF ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
413 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-VTZ013>015-242300-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...
LENOX...HOUSATONIC...BENNINGTON...JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...
BRATTLEBORO...WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
413 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK TODAY...

LOCAL FIRE OFFICIALS ADVISE CONDITIONS FAVOR AN ELEVATED FIRE
SPREAD POTENTIAL TODAY ACROSS WESTERN NEW ENGLAND.

THERE HAS BEEN LITTLE RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA OVER THE PAST
MONTH RESULTING IN DRY FUELS. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ACROSS WESTERN
NEW ENGLAND WILL FALL INTO THE 20S THIS AFTERNOON AND
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 20 TO 25 MPH AT TIMES. THESE
CONDITIONS ARE CONDUCIVE FOR THE GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1235 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

MEZ012-018-NHZ004>015-251645-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-INTERIOR YORK-NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-
SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
1235 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN MAINE...CENTRAL NEW
HAMPSHIRE...NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...SOUTHEASTERN NEW HAMPSHIRE AND
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   RED FLAG WARNING.

A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL THROUGH
THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1235 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

MEZ007>009-013-014-020>028-NHZ001>003-251645-
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-
SOUTHERN SOMERSET-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-COASTAL YORK-
COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-
1235 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN MAINE AND NORTHERN
NEW HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THE COMBINATION OF WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...COMBINED
WITH DRY GROUND AND VEGETATION...WILL ONCE AGAIN CREATE
CONDITIONS THAT WOULD ENHANCE THE GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES
TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
819 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

CTZ005>008-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-176-251000-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-
WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-
NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-
819 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHERN
CONNECTICUT...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 25
TO 30 PERCENT TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING WILL ENHANCE THE
SPREAD AND GROWTH OF ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

&&

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL
WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER EVENTS THAT MAY REACH NWS WARNING
CRITERIA. MOST LONG FUSED NWS WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES IN
EFFECT ARE HIGHLIGHTED.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NWS FORECASTS FOR WEATHER NOT MEETING NWS
WARNING CRITERIA.

$$

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