Western Massachusetts Weather Alerts

Frost Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Franklin
  • Hampshire

WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...CHESTERFIELD
803 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT MONDAY...
...FROST ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A FROST
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE FRANKLIN...NORTHERN WORCESTER...AND
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE COUNTIES.

* TEMPERATURES...MID TO UPPER 30S.

* TIMING...EARLY TOMORROW MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE IMPACTED IF NOT
COVERED OR BROUGHT INSIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIDESPREAD FROST IS EXPECTED.
SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE KILLED IF LEFT UNCOVERED.

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Frost Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Hampden
  • Hampshire

WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON
803 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A FROST
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT MONDAY.

* LOCATION...EASTERN HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN HAMPDEN COUNTIES.

* TEMPERATURES...MID TO UPPER 30S.

* TIMING...EARLY TOMORROW MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE IMPACTED IF NOT
COVERED OR BROUGHT INSIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIDESPREAD FROST IS EXPECTED.
SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE KILLED IF LEFT UNCOVERED.

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Special Weather Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Berkshire

MAZ001-025-252200-
NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DALTON...HANCOCK...PITTSFIELD...
FLORIDA...NORTH ADAMS...SANDISFIELD...GREAT BARRINGTON...
SOUTH EGREMONT
410 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE RISK ACROSS WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS TODAY...

THE COMBINATION OF DRY GROUND CONDITIONS...AFTERNOON RELATIVE
HUMIDITY DROPPING INTO THE 30S...AND WIND GUSTS INTO THE TEENS AT
TIMES WILL INCREASE THE FIRE RISK ACROSS THE BERKSHIRES THIS
AFTERNOON.

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Special Weather Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Hampden

MAZ005>007-011-012-014>016-019>024-026-252145-
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-
NANTUCKET MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...CAMBRIDGE...
BOSTON...QUINCY...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...AYER
349 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY VALUES...AND ONGOING
DROUGHT CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK TODAY...

ONGOING DROUGHT CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT MASSACHUSETTS WILL COUPLE
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES /LESS THAN 30 PERCENT/ AND GUSTY
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TO RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK
TODAY. HIGHEST WIND GUSTS WILL BE ALONG THE EAST
COAST...CAPE...AND ISLANDS. WHILE SOME DID RECEIVE WITHIN 48
HOURS...MOST DID NOT RECEIVE MUCH IF ANY...THEREFORE VERY DRY
CONDITIONS CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE STATE.

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Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Franklin
  • Hampden
  • Hampshire

MAZ002>004-008>010-013-017-018-252145-
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...
BARRE...FITCHBURG...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...
NORTHAMPTON...FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...TAUNTON...BROCKTON
349 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK TODAY ALONG WITH MORE FROST
POSSIBLE TONIGHT...

ONGOING DROUGHT CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT MASSACHUSETTS WILL COUPLE
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES /LESS THAN 30 PERCENT/ AND GUSTY
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TO RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE RISK ON SUNDAY.
HIGHEST WHILE SOME DID RECEIVE MINIMAL RAINFALL LAST NIGHT...MOST
DID NOT RECEIVE MUCH IF ANY...THEREFORE VERY DRY CONDITIONS
CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE STATE.

OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE
LOW-UPPER 30S ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION. THIS WILL LEAD TO ANOTHER
NIGHT OF FROST POTENTIAL. SENSITIVE VEGETATION SHOULD BE COVERED
OR BROUGHT INSIDE IF POSSIBLE...STAY TUNED FOR POTENTIAL FROST OR
FREEZE HEADLINES THROUGH THE DAY.

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