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
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A frontal system will approach the region today ...with a good
potential for a wetting rain across the region before a cold front
sweeps through the area on Saturday. Humidity levels will remain
moderate to high through the next few days.

&&

MEZ023>028-182130-
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
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     60           90           60
Temp (24h trend)      69 (-11)     61 (+8)      80
RH % (24h trend)      71 (+27)     100 (+17)    72
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   S  5 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SE  6 G19    SE  9 G27    S  5
Precip amount         0.25         0.70         0.09
Precip duration       5            11           4
Precip begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            3            2
Haines Index          2            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1510                      2690
Transport wnd (mph)   SE 13                     W  3
Vent rate (kt-ft)     16610                     8070
CWR                   100          100          10

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ012>014-018>022-182130-
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
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     60           80           50
Temp (24h trend)      67 (-11)     57 (+6)      80
RH % (24h trend)      72 (+29)     100 (+15)    67
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.25         0.44         0.05
Precip duration       7            10           2
Precip begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            3            2
Haines Index          2            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1940                      3770
Transport wnd (mph)   SE 12                     S  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)     19400                     22620
CWR                   100          100          10

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ007>009-182130-
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
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     60           70           50
Temp (24h trend)      63 (-8)      53 (+5)      76
RH % (24h trend)      70 (+23)     100 (+14)    69
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SE  6 G17    SE  5        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.22         0.17         0.02
Precip duration       3            5            2
Precip begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1480                      5030
Transport wnd (mph)   SE 13                     S  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)     16280                     35210
CWR                   90           20           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ011-182130-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     80           70           40
Temp (24h trend)      72 (-5)      65 (+8)      83
RH % (24h trend)      81 (+39)     100 (+9)     57
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6 G19     S  6 G19     W  6
Precip amount         0.64         0.22         0.00
Precip duration       9            7            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   3            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1280                      6510
Transport wnd (mph)   S 15                      W 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     16640                     71610
CWR                   100          80           0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ015-182130-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown,
Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis, and Weare
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           70           40
Temp (24h trend)      73 (-5)      65 (+7)      84
RH % (24h trend)      81 (+41)     100 (+14)    55
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  5         S  5         W  6
Precip amount         0.54         0.24         0.00
Precip duration       8            7            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   3            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1510                      7080
Transport wnd (mph)   S 20                      SW 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     25670                     77880
CWR                   100          80           0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ012-182130-
Eastern Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Manchester, Pelham, and Nashua
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     60           70           50
Temp (24h trend)      75 (-7)      67 (+8)      86
RH % (24h trend)      78 (+39)     100 (+17)    53
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SE  5        S  5         W  6
Precip amount         0.38         0.30         0.01
Precip duration       8            7            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   3            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1960                      7060
Transport wnd (mph)   S 22                      W  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)     37240                     56480
CWR                   100          90           0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ013-182130-
Interior Rockingham-
Including the cities of Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, and Exeter
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     60           70           50
Temp (24h trend)      75 (-6)      66 (+9)      86
RH % (24h trend)      80 (+40)     100 (+15)    56
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SE  6 G17    S  6 G17     SW  6
Precip amount         0.35         0.37         0.02
Precip duration       8            8            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1810                      6980
Transport wnd (mph)   S 16                      SW  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)     25340                     55840
CWR                   100          100          0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ014-182130-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, and Seabrook
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     60           70           50
Temp (24h trend)      74 (-9)      67 (+8)      85
RH % (24h trend)      81 (+37)     100 (+16)    63
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SE  7 G20    SE  8 G23    S  7 G17
Precip amount         0.28         0.47         0.04
Precip duration       7            7            2
Precip begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            3            2
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    870                       5540
Transport wnd (mph)   S 15                      SW  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     11310                     27700
CWR                   100          100          0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ007-182130-
Sullivan-
Including the cities of Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, and Charlestown
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     80           60           30
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-5)      64 (+8)      82
RH % (24h trend)      78 (+34)     100 (+12)    56
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  6
Precip amount         0.69         0.21         0.00
Precip duration       9            6            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1320                      6400
Transport wnd (mph)   S 13                      W 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     14520                     70400
CWR                   100          80           0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ008-182130-
Merrimack-
Including the cities of Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, and Hooksett
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           70           40
Temp (24h trend)      72 (-7)      65 (+9)      84
RH % (24h trend)      79 (+37)     100 (+13)    54
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SE  5        LGT/VAR      W  6
Precip amount         0.59         0.25         0.00
Precip duration       8            7            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1180                      6790
Transport wnd (mph)   S 10                      SW 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     10620                     74690
CWR                   100          90           0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ010-182130-
Strafford-
Including the cities of Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     70           80           50
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-9)      65 (+10)     85
RH % (24h trend)      79 (+37)     100 (+16)    57
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     E  5 G17     LGT/VAR      SW  6
Precip amount         0.39         0.38         0.02
Precip duration       8            10           2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            4            2
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1030                      7060
Transport wnd (mph)   S 14                      SW 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)     12360                     63540
CWR                   100          100          0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ009-182130-
Belknap-
Including the cities of Laconia, Gilford, and Meredith
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           80           50
Temp (24h trend)      68 (-10)     64 (+9)      83
RH % (24h trend)      78 (+34)     99 (+15)     55
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SE  6 G17    S  6 G17     SW  7
Precip amount         0.52         0.28         0.01
Precip duration       8            9            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1050                      6670
Transport wnd (mph)   S 10                      SW 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     9450                      73370
CWR                   100          100          0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ005-182130-
Southern Grafton-
Including the cities of Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth,
Holderness, Plymouth, and Rumney
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     80           70           30
Temp (24h trend)      69 (-7)      62 (+8)      83
RH % (24h trend)      78 (+32)     100 (+12)    56
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6 G17     LGT/VAR      SW  6
Precip amount         0.55         0.19         0.00
Precip duration       9            6            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1060                      6390
Transport wnd (mph)   S  7                      W 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)     6360                      76680
CWR                   100          80           0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ006-182130-
Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield,
Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, and Moultonborough
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           80           50
Temp (24h trend)      67 (-9)      60 (+7)      82
RH % (24h trend)      77 (+31)     100 (+15)    59
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
Precip amount         0.42         0.27         0.02
Precip duration       8            9            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1000                      6120
Transport wnd (mph)   SE  8                     SW 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)     7000                      73440
CWR                   100          90           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ003-182130-
Northern Grafton-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton,
Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, and Woodstock
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     80           70           40
Temp (24h trend)      67 (-5)      59 (+7)      81
RH % (24h trend)      73 (+24)     100 (+15)    58
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  5 G24                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SE  7 G29    S  5 G23     SW  6 G17
Precip amount         0.38         0.17         0.02
Precip duration       8            5            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1120                      6160
Transport wnd (mph)   SE 13                     SW 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)     12320                     80080
CWR                   100          60           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ004-182130-
Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Jackson, North Conway, Albany, Conway,
Chatham, and Crawford Notch
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           70           40
Temp (24h trend)      66 (-8)      58 (+7)      81
RH % (24h trend)      77 (+30)     100 (+15)    62
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  6 G23                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SE 10 G33    SW  7 G24    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.36         0.22         0.03
Precip duration       8            8            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    900                       5520
Transport wnd (mph)   SE 12                     SW 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)     9000                      71760
CWR                   100          80           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ002-182130-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           60           40
Temp (24h trend)      67 (-5)      57 (+8)      80
RH % (24h trend)      74 (+25)     100 (+15)    60
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  6 G25                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  8 G36     S  6 G25     SW  5
Precip amount         0.31         0.15         0.02
Precip duration       5            5            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1120                      6040
Transport wnd (mph)   SE 13                     SW 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)     12320                     72480
CWR                   100          40           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ001-182130-
Northern Coos-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, and Colebrook
546 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     60           60           50
Temp (24h trend)      64 (-9)      55 (+6)      78
RH % (24h trend)      74 (+22)     100 (+12)    64
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  5 G19                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6 G17     LGT/VAR      SW  5
Precip amount         0.28         0.11         0.02
Precip duration       5            3            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1370                      5590
Transport wnd (mph)   SE 18                     SW 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)     21920                     67080
CWR                   90           20           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to
10 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Daytime humidity values moderate.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values
moderate.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Daytime humidity values high.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows
in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around
5 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.

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

$$



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