Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western Maine and New Hampshire
National Weather Service Gray ME
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will move across the region this morning with scattered
showers. Otherwise warm dry weather is expected both Saturday and
Sunday punctuated by good relative humidity recovery at night.

&&

MEZ007>009-013-292115-
Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-
Southern Franklin-
Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron,
Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Coburn Gore, Davis, Oquossoc,
Rangeley, Avon, Kingfield, Phillips, New Portland, Brassua,
Long Pond, Moosehead, Pittston Farm, Seboomook, Bingham, Jackman,
Farmington, New Sharon, New Vineyard, Temple, Wilton,
Chesterville, and Jay
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           20           30
Temp (24h trend)      68 (-1)      25 (-19)     55
RH % (24h trend)      44 (0)       82 (-4)      29
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  8 G28                  NW  6 G20
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 18 G40     NW 17 G39    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1                         1
Precip begin          8 AM                      2 PM
Precip end            1 PM                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6490                      2490
Transport wnd (mph)   W 36                      N 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     201190                    24900
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ014-020>022-292115-
Southern Somerset-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-
Including the cities of Athens, Cornville, Skowhegan, Palmyra,
Pittsfield, Embden, Madison, Greene, Lewiston, Sabattus, Wales,
Minot, Turner, Auburn, Livermore Falls, Augusta, Sidney, Windsor,
Vassalboro, Waterville, China, Palermo, Brooks, Jackson, Knox,
Liberty, Montville, Morrill, Waldo, Winterport, and Unity
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+1)      37 (-12)     56
RH % (24h trend)      44 (-12)     76 (-20)     31
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   NW  8 G19
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  9 G28     NW 12 G26    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1                         0
Precip begin          7 AM                      3 PM
Precip end            1 PM                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    7420                      3050
Transport wnd (mph)   W 26                      N 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)     170660                    27450
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ012-018-019-292115-
Southern Oxford-Interior York-Interior Cumberland-
Including the cities of Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover,
Locke Mills, Milton, Newry, Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford,
Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford, Goodwins Mills, Buxton,
Limington, Berwick, New Gloucester, Gray, North Windham, Gorham,
and Bridgton
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      76 (-1)      35 (-14)     58
RH % (24h trend)      41 (-2)      78 (-6)      32
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 11 G29     NW  9 G28    S  5
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1                         0
Precip begin          7 AM                      3 PM
Precip end            1 PM                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6980                      2970
Transport wnd (mph)   W 26                      N  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)     160540                    17820
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ023>026-292115-
Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-
Including the cities of Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach,
Kittery, Portland, Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Westbrook,
Yarmouth, Brunswick, Arrowsic, Bath, Phippsburg, Bowdoinham,
Topsham, Bowdoin, Whitefield, Dresden, Alna, Bremen, Bristol,
Damariscotta, Newcastle, Boothbay Harbor, Wiscasset,
and Waldoboro
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      75 (+8)      39 (-7)      54
RH % (24h trend)      43 (-17)     72 (-24)     36
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  6                     N  9 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 10 G24     NW 12 G24    S  7
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5530                      3120
Transport wnd (mph)   W 16                      N  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)     77420                     24960
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ027-028-292115-
Knox-Coastal Waldo-
Including the cities of Owls Head, Rockland, Appleton, Camden,
Hope, Rockport, Thomaston, Belfast, Northport, Searsmont,
and Lincolnville
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      71 (+13)     38 (-7)      53
RH % (24h trend)      45 (-31)     73 (-27)     34
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  6 G19                 N 12 G25
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  9 G25     NW 17 G28    W  6 G19
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4750                      3070
Transport wnd (mph)   W 15                      N 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     61750                     30700
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ011-292115-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      74 (-4)      38 (-15)     62
RH % (24h trend)      48 (+18)     77 (-6)      34
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 11 G25     NW 10 G25    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          7 AM
Precip end            12 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5150                      2400
Transport wnd (mph)   W 22                      SE  2
Vent rate (kt-ft)     97850                     4800
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ015-292115-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown,
Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis, and Weare
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      76 (-3)      39 (-14)     61
RH % (24h trend)      46 (+16)     72 (-9)      35
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 10 G26     NW 10 G25    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          7 AM
Precip end            12 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5540                      2960
Transport wnd (mph)   W 22                      SE  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     105260                    14800
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ012-292115-
Eastern Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Manchester, Pelham, and Nashua
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      77 (-6)      45 (-9)      60
RH % (24h trend)      45 (+14)     67 (-14)     38
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  9 G24     NW  7 G23    SE  5
Precip amount         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       0
Precip begin          7 AM
Precip end            11 AM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5670                      3350
Transport wnd (mph)   W 21                      SW  1
Vent rate (kt-ft)     102060                    3350
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ013-292115-
Interior Rockingham-
Including the cities of Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, and Exeter
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      79 (-3)      43 (-8)      59
RH % (24h trend)      44 (+11)     70 (-10)     39
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  9 G25     NW  8 G24    SE  6
Precip amount         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       0
Precip begin          7 AM
Precip end            11 AM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5430                      3710
Transport wnd (mph)   W 21                      SW  1
Vent rate (kt-ft)     97740                     3710
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ014-292115-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, and Seabrook
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      79 (+4)      46 (-5)      54
RH % (24h trend)      43 (+8)      69 (-13)     42
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  6                     N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  8 G24     NW 10 G23    SE  9
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4650                      3620
Transport wnd (mph)   W 17                      N  1
Vent rate (kt-ft)     69750                     3620
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ007-292115-
Sullivan-
Including the cities of Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, and Charlestown
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      74 (-3)      36 (-18)     59
RH % (24h trend)      45 (+15)     73 (-8)      38
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 12 G29     NW 12 G29    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5780                      2290
Transport wnd (mph)   W 25                      N  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     127160                    11450
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ008-292115-
Merrimack-
Including the cities of Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, and Hooksett
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      75 (-5)      39 (-14)     61
RH % (24h trend)      46 (+17)     71 (-8)      35
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 11 G28     NW 10 G27    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          7 AM
Precip end            1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5980                      3000
Transport wnd (mph)   W 24                      NW  1
Vent rate (kt-ft)     125580                    3000
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ010-292115-
Strafford-
Including the cities of Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      79 (-1)      41 (-8)      56
RH % (24h trend)      42 (+6)      71 (-8)      38
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 11 G25     NW  9 G25    SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5620                      3640
Transport wnd (mph)   W 23                      W  2
Vent rate (kt-ft)     112400                    7280
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ009-292115-
Belknap-
Including the cities of Laconia, Gilford, and Meredith
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      73 (-6)      40 (-12)     58
RH % (24h trend)      47 (+14)     71 (-6)      35
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 12 G28     NW 10 G27    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          7 AM
Precip end            1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6090                      2640
Transport wnd (mph)   W 26                      W  1
Vent rate (kt-ft)     140070                    2640
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ005-292115-
Southern Grafton-
Including the cities of Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth,
Holderness, Plymouth, and Rumney
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      74 (-4)      35 (-16)     59
RH % (24h trend)      45 (+14)     77 (-4)      35
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   NW  5 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 13 G32     NW 14 G33    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1                         1
Precip begin          6 AM                      1 PM
Precip end            1 PM                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6120                      2030
Transport wnd (mph)   W 28                      N  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)     146880                    12180
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ006-292115-
Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield,
Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, and Moultonborough
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      74 (-3)      37 (-12)     59
RH % (24h trend)      44 (+7)      77 (-3)      38
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 12 G32     NW  9 G31    S  5
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          7 AM
Precip end            1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6340                      2620
Transport wnd (mph)   W 28                      N  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)     152160                    10480
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ003-292115-
Northern Grafton-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton,
Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, and Woodstock
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     40           20           30
Temp (24h trend)      73 (-1)      30 (-20)     57
RH % (24h trend)      45 (+10)     86 (+5)      37
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  6 G28                 N  6 G21
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 14 G46     NW 15 G46    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1                         1
Precip begin          6 AM                      1 PM
Precip end            1 PM                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6490                      2210
Transport wnd (mph)   W 31                      N 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     175230                    24310
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ004-292115-
Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Jackson, North Conway, Albany, Conway,
Chatham, and Crawford Notch
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     40           20           30
Temp (24h trend)      74 (-2)      32 (-18)     60
RH % (24h trend)      42 (+5)      85 (+8)      37
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  5 G23                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 12 G36     NW 10 G34    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1                         1
Precip begin          6 AM                      2 PM
Precip end            1 PM                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6640                      2170
Transport wnd (mph)   W 30                      N  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     172640                    10850
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ002-292115-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     40           20           40
Temp (24h trend)      72 (-2)      27 (-19)     57
RH % (24h trend)      44 (+9)      83 (+5)      33
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  7 G26                 NW  5 G20
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 15 G44     NW 16 G43    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1                         1
Precip begin          6 AM                      1 PM
Precip end            1 PM                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6510                      2100
Transport wnd (mph)   W 35                      NW 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     195300                    23100
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ001-292115-
Northern Coos-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, and Colebrook
310 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           20           40
Temp (24h trend)      66 (-6)      24 (-17)     52
RH % (24h trend)      48 (+13)     84 (+1)      32
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  9 G27                  NW  6 G18
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 18 G40     NW 18 G39    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    12 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5810                      2010
Transport wnd (mph)   W 31                      NW 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     156870                    22110
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values high.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Not as cool. Highs
in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Daytime humidity
values high.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds
10 to 15 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
Lows around 40. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds
around 5 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the
lower 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. East
winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values high.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation near normal.

$$



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