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
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Widespread wetting rain will continue across the forecast area this
morning. Cool and unsettled weather will linger into Saturday...before
drying out Sunday.

&&

MEZ023>028-262115-
Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-
Coastal Waldo-
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, Waldoboro,
Owls Head, Rockland, Appleton, Camden, Hope, Rockport, Thomaston,
Belfast, Northport, Searsmont, and Lincolnville
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          30           20
Temp (24h trend)      55 (-3)      46 (-1)      65
RH % (24h trend)      79 (+6)      92 (-6)      51
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NE 13 G29                 N  9 G23
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N 10 G23     N  9 G20     NE  6
Precip amount         0.60         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       9            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2120                      4760
Transport wnd (mph)   NE 17                     NE  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)     31800                     19040
CWR                   60           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ012>014-018>022-262115-
Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-Interior York-
Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-
Including the cities of Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover,
Locke Mills, Milton, Newry, Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford,
Farmington, New Sharon, New Vineyard, Temple, Wilton,
Chesterville, Jay, Athens, Cornville, Skowhegan, Palmyra,
Pittsfield, Embden, Madison, Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford,
Goodwins Mills, Buxton, Limington, Berwick, New Gloucester, Gray,
North Windham, Gorham, Bridgton, 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
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          30           0
Temp (24h trend)      54 (-7)      46 (-2)      68
RH % (24h trend)      81 (+15)     93 (-5)      46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NE 11 G24                 N  8 G19
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N 10 G20     N  8 G19     NE  6
Precip amount         0.45         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       9            0
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   8 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2270                      4680
Transport wnd (mph)   NE 17                     NE  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)     34050                     18720
CWR                   60           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ007>009-262115-
Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-
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,
and Jackman
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          40           20
Temp (24h trend)      50 (-12)     40 (-7)      67
RH % (24h trend)      80 (+21)     94 (-2)      43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NE 12 G28                 N  8 G23
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NE 10 G23    N 10 G23     NE  5 G17
Precip amount         0.29         0.02         0.00
Precip duration       10           1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2170                      4910
Transport wnd (mph)   NE 17                     E  2
Vent rate (kt-ft)     32550                     9820
CWR                   80           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ011-262115-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          30           20
Temp (24h trend)      58 (+1)      47 (-1)      69
RH % (24h trend)      78 (+6)      95 (-2)      47
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     N  6 G17                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  6        NW  5        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.34         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       8            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2750                      4060
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 16                     NE  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     38500                     20300
CWR                   20           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ015-262115-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown,
Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis, and Weare
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     90           30           20
Temp (24h trend)      57 (0)       48 (0)       68
RH % (24h trend)      80 (+6)      94 (-4)      48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     N  7                      N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.38         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       8            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2520                      4070
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 12                     NE  2
Vent rate (kt-ft)     25200                     8140
CWR                   20           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ012-262115-
Eastern Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Manchester, Pelham, and Nashua
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     80           30           0
Temp (24h trend)      57 (-1)      50 (+1)      69
RH % (24h trend)      77 (+5)      91 (-5)      48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     N  7                      N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  7         LGT/VAR      NE  5
Precip amount         0.26         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       6            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   10 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3600                      4170
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 14                     NE  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)     43200                     16680
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ013-262115-
Interior Rockingham-
Including the cities of Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, and Exeter
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     90           30           0
Temp (24h trend)      57 (-1)      48 (-1)      67
RH % (24h trend)      79 (+6)      93 (-3)      50
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     N  9 G20                  N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  8 G17     NW  5        E  5
Precip amount         0.36         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       6            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   10 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3940                      4010
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 15                     E  3
Vent rate (kt-ft)     51220                     12030
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ014-262115-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, and Seabrook
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     90           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      57 (0)       49 (+1)      65
RH % (24h trend)      77 (0)       92 (-4)      55
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     N 12 G27                  N  7
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N 10 G20     NW  8 G17    E  7
Precip amount         0.46         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       6
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            6 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3320                      3600
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 18                     NE  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)     53120                     25200
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ007-262115-
Sullivan-
Including the cities of Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, and Charlestown
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          40           20
Temp (24h trend)      56 (-1)      46 (-2)      69
RH % (24h trend)      81 (+12)     96 (+1)      46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     N  6 G19                  N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  6        NW  5        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.34         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       9            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3430                      4290
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 16                     NE  3
Vent rate (kt-ft)     48020                     12870
CWR                   30           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ008-262115-
Merrimack-
Including the cities of Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, and Hooksett
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          30           20
Temp (24h trend)      56 (-2)      47 (-1)      69
RH % (24h trend)      80 (+10)     94 (-2)      46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     N  7 G20                  N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.42         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       8            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3800                      4350
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 13                     NE  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)     41800                     26100
CWR                   20           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ010-262115-
Strafford-
Including the cities of Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     90           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      55 (-2)      47 (0)       66
RH % (24h trend)      79 (+8)      94 (-3)      50
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     N 11 G24                  N  6
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  9 G19     N  6         E  5
Precip amount         0.57         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       6            0
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   8 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3620                      4190
Transport wnd (mph)   N 16                      NE  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)     50680                     29330
CWR                   10           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ009-262115-
Belknap-
Including the cities of Laconia, Gilford, and Meredith
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          30           20
Temp (24h trend)      55 (-3)      47 (-2)      69
RH % (24h trend)      76 (+8)      93 (-1)      47
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NE 10 G25                 N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  7 G19     N  5         LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.39         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       8            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3440                      4660
Transport wnd (mph)   N 12                      NE  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)     34400                     32620
CWR                   20           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ005-262115-
Southern Grafton-
Including the cities of Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth,
Holderness, Plymouth, and Rumney
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          30           20
Temp (24h trend)      56 (-2)      46 (-3)      70
RH % (24h trend)      77 (+10)     96 (+2)      44
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NE  6 G24                 N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  5         NW  5        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.35         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       9            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3390                      4560
Transport wnd (mph)   N 13                      NE  3
Vent rate (kt-ft)     37290                     13680
CWR                   30           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ006-262115-
Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield,
Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, and Moultonborough
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          30           20
Temp (24h trend)      56 (-3)      46 (-2)      68
RH % (24h trend)      77 (+10)     96 (0)       48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NE 11 G27                 N  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  8 G20     N  5         LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.43         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       8            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   10 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3260                      4930
Transport wnd (mph)   N 15                      NE  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)     42380                     34510
CWR                   30           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ003-262115-
Northern Grafton-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton,
Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, and Woodstock
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          40           20
Temp (24h trend)      56 (-3)      43 (-5)      69
RH % (24h trend)      75 (+11)     96 (+1)      43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NE  8 G27                 N  7 G24
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  6         N  6 G18     N  6 G17
Precip amount         0.26         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       9            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   1 AM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3520                      5440
Transport wnd (mph)   N 13                      NE  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     38720                     27200
CWR                   30           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ004-262115-
Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Jackson, North Conway, Albany, Conway,
Chatham, and Crawford Notch
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          30           0
Temp (24h trend)      56 (-3)      44 (-4)      69
RH % (24h trend)      77 (+9)      96 (0)       45
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NE  9 G23                 N  6 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  8 G20     N  6 G17     NE  5
Precip amount         0.50         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       9            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3060                      5070
Transport wnd (mph)   N 16                      NE 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)     42840                     45630
CWR                   40           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ002-262115-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          40           20
Temp (24h trend)      54 (-6)      41 (-6)      69
RH % (24h trend)      76 (+13)     96 (+5)      40
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NE  9 G28                 N  7 G23
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  8 G17     N  7 G18     N  5 G17
Precip amount         0.24         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       10           1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2960                      5530
Transport wnd (mph)   NE 14                     E  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)     35520                     22120
CWR                   30           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ001-262115-
Northern Coos-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, and Colebrook
552 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          40           0
Temp (24h trend)      52 (-10)     39 (-9)      67
RH % (24h trend)      77 (+19)     98 (+5)      41
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     E 11 G32                  N  7 G18
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NE  8 G19    N  7         N  5 G17
Precip amount         0.17         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       10           1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   10 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2710                      5460
Transport wnd (mph)   NE 15                     NE  1
Vent rate (kt-ft)     35230                     5460
CWR                   40           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Cooler. Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values high.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values high.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values
high.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values
moderate.

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

$$


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