Northern Berkshire Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 6:10 PM EDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Elevated fire weather potential Friday...

Dry conditions persist across western Massachusetts and northwest
Connecticut with the overall recent lack of precipitation. During
Friday, northwest winds will gust to around 20 to 25 mph. These
winds will combine with warmer than normal temperatures in the mid
to upper 60s, and a dry airmass, to yield minimum relative
humidity values of 25 to 35 percent. This will lead to an
elevated fire weather potential during the day time Friday.



610 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

... Elevated fire weather potential Friday...

Dry conditions persist across western Massachusetts and northwest
Connecticut with the overall recent lack of precipitation. During
Friday, northwest winds will gust to around 20 to 25 mph. These
winds will combine with warmer than normal temperatures in the mid
to upper 60s, and a dry airmass, to yield minimum relative
humidity values of 25 to 35 percent. This will lead to an
elevated fire weather potential during the day time Friday.