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  • Special Weather Statement for Southern Franklin County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued May 24 at 1:12PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 1:12 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...
    PER COORDINATION WITH THE VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF FORESTS, PARKS AND
    RECREATION, FINE DEAD FUELS SUCH AS LEAVES AND GRASS REMAIN VERY DRY
    ACROSS MOST OF THE REGION, AND WITH LOWER THAN AVERAGE
    PRECIPITATION OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS CONDITIONS REMAIN FAVORABLE
    FOR THESE FUELS TO BURN QUICKLY SHOULD ANY FIRES START. LOW
    AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY (20 TO 25%) ALONG WITH GUSTY WEST TO
    SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS FROM 15 TO 25 MPH WILL EXACERBATE THESE
    CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON. THUS ANY FIRES THAT DO START WILL HAVE
    THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD QUICKLY...BURN INTENSELY AND BECOME
    DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN. PERSONS PLANNING OUTDOOR BURNING OF BRUSH OR
    OTHER MATERIAL THIS AFTERNOON SHOULD DO SO WITH CAUTION.