September 24, 2016; 6:53 PM ET
Fall air has finally arrived in the northeastern United States and may yield the first frost of the season in parts of the region this weekend. More >
...GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY VALUES...AND ONGOING
DROUGHT CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE RISK FOR SUNDAY...
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 WIND GUSTS WILL BE ALONG THE EAST COAST...CAPE...AND
ISLANDS. WHILE SOME DID RECEIVE MINIMAL RAINFALL LAST NIGHT...MOST
DID NOT RECEIVE MUCH IF ANY...THEREFORE VERY DRY CONDITIONS
CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE STATE.