Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN MAINE AND
ALL BUT SOUTHWEST NEW HAMPSHIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
306 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR YORK COUNTY MAINE...

.DISCUSSION...
AN INTENSE SURFACE LOW SOUTH OF NOVA SCOTIA WILL PRODUCE NORTHWEST
WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH. DRIER AIR MOVING INTO THE AREA
WILL PRODUCE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT THIS
AFTERNOON. METEOROLOGICAL RED FLAG CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY IN SOUTHERN
NEW HAMPSHIRE AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST MAINE TODAY. GOOD RH RECOVERY ALONG
WITH DIMINISHING WINDS IS EXPECTED TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BE MUCH LIGHTER ON
FRIDAY...BUT MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE EVEN LOWER AT 15 TO 25 PERCENT.


MEZ007>009-242130-
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN
306 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC(%)         30           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      50 (+4)      25 (-9)      57
RH % (24H TREND)      37 (-27)     88 (0)       22
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW 26 G50                 NW 11 G20
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW 28 G50    NW 18 G41    NW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            6 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                2            2            2
MIXING HGT            6880                      7350
TRANSPORT WIND        N 38                      NW  8
VENTILATION RATE      227040                    51450
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ012>014-019>022-242130-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...
FARMINGTON...WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...
NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...LEWISTON-AUBURN...
LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...UNITY
306 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC(%)         20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      56 (+1)      28 (-11)     59
RH % (24H TREND)      30 (-24)     80 (+6)      23
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW 24 G43                 NW  8
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW 27 G44    N 17 G36     NW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            4 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                2            2            2
MIXING HGT            6780                      7370
TRANSPORT WIND        N 39                      NW  7
VENTILATION RATE      230520                    44220
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ018-242130-
INTERIOR YORK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANFORD...BERWICK
306 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      56 (0)       28 (-9)      60
RH % (24H TREND)      26 (-23)     78 (+8)      23
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW 23 G43                 NW  6
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW 28 G44    NW 16 G36    SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                3            2            3
MIXING HGT            5980                      6010
TRANSPORT WIND        NW 38                     NW  8
VENTILATION RATE      197340                    42070
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ024>028-242130-
COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...
BATH...TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...
CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE
306 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC(%)         30           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      56 (0)       32 (-8)      58
RH % (24H TREND)      31 (-28)     78 (+4)      27
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW 26 G43                 NW  9
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW 28 G47    N 19 G40     W  8 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            4 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                2            2            2
MIXING HGT            6140                      6590
TRANSPORT WIND        N 39                      W  9
VENTILATION RATE      208760                    52720
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ023-242130-
COASTAL YORK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY
306 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      57 (+1)      29 (-11)     59
RH % (24H TREND)      27 (-28)     78 (+8)      26
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW 26 G44                 NW  8
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW 29 G44    NW 19 G39    SW  9 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                3            2            3
MIXING HGT            5900                      5950
TRANSPORT WIND        NW 40                     W  8
VENTILATION RATE      206500                    41650
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NHZ001>004-242130-
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLEBROOK...BERLIN...LANCASTER...
LITTLETON...NORTH CONWAY
306 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC(%)         20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      53 (+7)      22 (-11)     61
RH % (24H TREND)      29 (-33)     97 (+9)      19
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW 21 G55                 NW  6 G20
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW 26 G55    NW 14 G46    NW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            6 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                2            2            3
MIXING HGT            7390                      7440
TRANSPORT WIND        NW 40                     W  6
VENTILATION RATE      258650                    37200
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NHZ005-007-242130-
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SULLIVAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEBANON...HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...
CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...CHARLESTOWN
306 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      54 (+5)      24 (-10)     62
RH % (24H TREND)      24 (-29)     90 (+12)     17
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW 20 G37                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW 24 G40    NW 11 G32    W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                3            3            4
MIXING HGT            7530                      6200
TRANSPORT WIND        NW 40                     W  6
VENTILATION RATE      263550                    31000
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NHZ006-008>010-013-242130-
SOUTHERN CARROLL-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOLFEBORO...OSSIPEE...CONCORD...
HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...
DERRY...EXETER
306 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      57 (+4)      27 (-9)      62
RH % (24H TREND)      23 (-28)     83 (+10)     18
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW 23 G43                 NW  5
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW 26 G43    NW 14 G36    SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                3            3            3
MIXING HGT            7240                      6560
TRANSPORT WIND        NW 41                     NW  8
VENTILATION RATE      260640                    45920
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NHZ014-242130-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
306 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      58 (+2)      34 (-6)      58
RH % (24H TREND)      26 (-31)     75 (+1)      29
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW 27 G44                 NW  7
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW 28 G43    NW 17 G36    S  9 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                3            3            3
MIXING HGT            5810                      5840
TRANSPORT WIND        NW 40                     W  7
VENTILATION RATE      203350                    35040
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES
MODERATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES
MODERATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY
VALUES MODERATE.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.

$$






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