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  • Special Weather Statement for Eastern Franklin County, Vermont
  • Special Weather Statement issued May 05 at 8:47AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 8:47 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...DRY FUELS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL INCREASE FIRE WEATHER
    CONCERNS THIS AFTERNOON...
    WITH LITTLE TO NO RECENT RAIN...FINE FUELS REMAIN VERY DRY ACCORDING
    TO THE VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF FOREST...PARKS...AND RECREATION. THIS
    COMBINED WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 20 AND 30
    PERCENT AND NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 10 TO 18 MPH WILL INCREASE FIRE
    CONCERNS TODAY.
    GIVEN THE EXPECTED WEATHER CONDITIONS...ANY FIRES THAT DO OCCUR
    COULD BURN INTENSELY AND BE DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN. CAUTION SHOULD BE
    USED IF ANY OPEN BURNING IS PLANNED.
    PLEASE STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...YOUR LOCAL MEDIA...OR
    GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BURLINGTON FOR FURTHER UPDATES AND
    POTENTIAL RED FLAG WARNINGS ON THIS FIRE WEATHER SITUATION.