Western Franklin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Freeze Warning
Statement as of 4:03 PM EDT on May 22, 2015

... Freeze warning in effect from 2 am to 7 am EDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a freeze
warning... which is in effect from 2 am to 7 am EDT Saturday. The
freeze watch is no longer in effect.

* Location... northwest Massachusetts. This includes Franklin
County and the towns of Charlemont... Greenfield and Orange.

* Temperatures... in the lower 30s.

* Timing... the coldest temperatures will be observed between 3 am
and 6 am.

* Impacts... these cold conditions could kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning is issued when freezing temperatures are
forecast to threaten outdoor plants. Those with agricultural
interests in the warning area are advised to harvest or protect
tender vegetation. Also... potted plants normally left outdoors
should be covered or brought inside away from the cold.






Special Statement
Statement as of 4:14 PM EDT on May 22, 2015

... Elevated fire weather risk across Massachusetts Saturday...

A dry airmass will overspread southern New England tonight into
Saturday. Gusty west to northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph are
expected. Minimum relative humidities between 20 to 30 percent.

With the lack of appreciable rainfall across southern New England
the past few days... local fire weather officials have advised of
an elevated fire spread potential due to the dry and windy
conditions forecast Saturday.

Gusty winds this evening are leading to an elevated fire spread
potential... despite minimum relative humidities not being as low
as what is expected Saturday.


Belk


414 PM EDT Fri may 22 2015

... Elevated fire weather risk across Massachusetts Saturday...

A dry airmass will overspread southern New England tonight into
Saturday. Gusty west to northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph are
expected. Minimum relative humidities between 20 to 30 percent.

With the lack of appreciable rainfall across southern New England
the past few days... local fire weather officials have advised of
an elevated fire spread potential due to the dry and windy
conditions forecast Saturday.

Gusty winds this evening are leading to an elevated fire spread
potential... despite minimum relative humidities not being as low
as what is expected Saturday.


Belk


414 PM EDT Fri may 22 2015

... Elevated fire weather risk across Massachusetts Saturday...

A dry airmass will overspread southern New England tonight into
Saturday. Gusty west to northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph are
expected. Minimum relative humidities between 20 to 30 percent.

With the lack of appreciable rainfall across southern New England
the past few days... local fire weather officials have advised of
an elevated fire spread potential due to the dry and windy
conditions forecast Saturday.

Gusty winds this evening are leading to an elevated fire spread
potential... despite minimum relative humidities not being as low
as what is expected Saturday.


Belk

414 PM EDT Fri may 22 2015

... Elevated fire weather risk across Massachusetts Saturday...

A dry airmass will overspread southern New England tonight into
Saturday. Gusty west to northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph are
expected. Minimum relative humidities between 20 to 30 percent.

With the lack of appreciable rainfall across southern New England
the past few days... local fire weather officials have advised of
an elevated fire spread potential due to the dry and windy
conditions forecast Saturday.

Gusty winds this evening are leading to an elevated fire spread
potential... despite minimum relative humidities not being as low
as what is expected Saturday.


Belk