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 New Hampshire
National Weather Service Gray ME
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Cloudy and locally foggy conditions this morning will give way to
increasing sun and drying this afternoon. A cold front will move across
the region on Saturday with high pressure moving in on Sunday.

&&

MEZ007>009-013-282130-
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
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      69 (+8)      41 (-8)      67
RH % (24h trend)      45 (-26)     80 (-19)     52
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  6 G18                  SW  9 G27
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  8 G21    W  8 G24     W 18 G37
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.05
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      1 PM
LAL                   2            2            1
Haines Index          3            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6560                      6220
Transport wnd (mph)   W 18                      W 36
Vent rate (kt-ft)     104960                    192820
CWR                   10           0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ014-020>022-282130-
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
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      69 (+7)      48 (-2)      71
RH % (24h trend)      62 (-17)     86 (-13)     46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      SW  5        W 13 G27
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.03
Precip duration       1                         1
Precip begin          6 AM                      8 AM
Precip end            6 PM                      1 PM
LAL                   2            2            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2320                      6730
Transport wnd (mph)   SW  7                     W 29
Vent rate (kt-ft)     13920                     168250
CWR                   0            0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ012-018-019-282130-
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
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+13)     45 (-5)      75
RH % (24h trend)      41 (-31)     79 (-21)     43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  5 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  5 G17    SW  7 G18    W 13 G29
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.01
Precip duration       1                         0
Precip begin          6 AM                      8 AM
Precip end            6 PM                      12 PM
LAL                   2            2            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6780                      6010
Transport wnd (mph)   W 17                      W 32
Vent rate (kt-ft)     101700                    168280
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ023>026-282130-
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
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      71 (+11)     48 (+1)      74
RH % (24h trend)      56 (-22)     88 (-12)     41
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  5                      SW  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  5         SW  6 G18    W 11 G24
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.03
Precip duration       0                         1
Precip begin          6 AM                      8 AM
Precip end            6 PM                      1 PM
LAL                   2            2            1
Haines Index          3            5            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2770                      6490
Transport wnd (mph)   SW  8                     W 26
Vent rate (kt-ft)     19390                     149270
CWR                   0            0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ027-028-282130-
Knox-Coastal Waldo-
Including the cities of Owls Head, Rockland, Appleton, Camden,
Hope, Rockport, Thomaston, Belfast, Northport, Searsmont,
and Lincolnville
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Drizzle      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     30           30           20
Temp (24h trend)      62 (+6)      48 (+2)      71
RH % (24h trend)      71 (-12)     90 (-10)     45
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  6 G17                  SW  5 G20
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  5         SW  6 G18    SW 12 G25
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.06
Precip duration       0            0            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   8 AM
Precip end            Continuing   8 PM         1 PM
LAL                   2            2            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    870                       6500
Transport wnd (mph)   S  5                      W 24
Vent rate (kt-ft)     3480                      136500
CWR                   0            0            20

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ011-282130-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           20           30
Temp (24h trend)      77 (+10)     50 (-5)      74
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-33)     83 (-14)     50
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  5                     SW  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  9 G21     W  7 G19     W 11 G26
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    6 AM
Precip end                                      1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5790                      4790
Transport wnd (mph)   W 16                      W 26
Vent rate (kt-ft)     81060                     110170
CWR                   0            0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ015-282130-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown,
Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis, and Weare
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            30
Temp (24h trend)      78 (+13)     52 (-1)      76
RH % (24h trend)      36 (-35)     76 (-20)     47
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  5                     SW  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  8 G21     W  7 G20     W 11 G26
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6330                      4930
Transport wnd (mph)   W 15                      W 28
Vent rate (kt-ft)     82290                     118320
CWR                   0            0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ012-282130-
Eastern Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Manchester, Pelham, and Nashua
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Drizzle      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      80 (+15)     55 (+2)      77
RH % (24h trend)      38 (-33)     74 (-24)     43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  7 G19    W  6 G17     W 11 G24
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            6            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6330                      5020
Transport wnd (mph)   W 18                      W 26
Vent rate (kt-ft)     101280                    115460
CWR                   0            0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ013-282130-
Interior Rockingham-
Including the cities of Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, and Exeter
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Drizzle      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      78 (+14)     54 (+3)      79
RH % (24h trend)      41 (-30)     75 (-24)     43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  6 G18    W  8 G17     W 11 G25
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip duration       0                         1
Precip begin          6 AM                      7 AM
Precip end            10 AM                     1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            6            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6360                      5140
Transport wnd (mph)   W 20                      W 26
Vent rate (kt-ft)     108120                    118220
CWR                   0            0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ014-282130-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, and Seabrook
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Drizzle      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+16)     54 (+7)      78
RH % (24h trend)      47 (-27)     75 (-24)     46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  5                      SW  6
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  5        W  8         W 10 G24
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration       0                         1
Precip begin          6 AM                      7 AM
Precip end            10 AM                     1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            6            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5210                      5270
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 14                     W 25
Vent rate (kt-ft)     62520                     115940
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ007-282130-
Sullivan-
Including the cities of Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, and Charlestown
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+10)     49 (-6)      73
RH % (24h trend)      33 (-35)     76 (-19)     49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  5                     W  7 G18
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 10 G23     W  9 G21     W 13 G29
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    6 AM
Precip end                                      1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5900                      5100
Transport wnd (mph)   W 18                      W 29
Vent rate (kt-ft)     94400                     127500
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ008-282130-
Merrimack-
Including the cities of Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, and Hooksett
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      78 (+12)     50 (-3)      75
RH % (24h trend)      36 (-34)     76 (-21)     49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  6
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  8 G21     W  9 G20     W 12 G28
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6120                      5350
Transport wnd (mph)   W 15                      W 30
Vent rate (kt-ft)     79560                     139100
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ010-282130-
Strafford-
Including the cities of Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Drizzle      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+11)     50 (0)       78
RH % (24h trend)      41 (-31)     74 (-26)     44
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  6 G18    W  8 G18     W 12 G26
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration       0                         1
Precip begin          6 AM                      7 AM
Precip end            5 PM                      1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6270                      5460
Transport wnd (mph)   W 20                      W 30
Vent rate (kt-ft)     106590                    141960
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ009-282130-
Belknap-
Including the cities of Laconia, Gilford, and Meredith
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+11)     52 (0)       73
RH % (24h trend)      38 (-31)     74 (-22)     51
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  6
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  8 G21     W  9 G20     W 13 G28
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      1 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6000                      5520
Transport wnd (mph)   W 21                      W 30
Vent rate (kt-ft)     108000                    143520
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ005-282130-
Southern Grafton-
Including the cities of Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth,
Holderness, Plymouth, and Rumney
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+11)     48 (-5)      73
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-34)     75 (-22)     49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  8 G19
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  9 G23     W  9 G23     W 14 G32
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      11 AM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5980                      5570
Transport wnd (mph)   W 18                      W 31
Vent rate (kt-ft)     95680                     150390
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ006-282130-
Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield,
Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, and Moultonborough
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+12)     49 (-3)      74
RH % (24h trend)      39 (-33)     73 (-25)     48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  7 G20
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  7 G23    W  9 G25     W 14 G32
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      12 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6130                      5740
Transport wnd (mph)   W 21                      W 31
Vent rate (kt-ft)     110340                    154980
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ003-282130-
Northern Grafton-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton,
Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, and Woodstock
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           20           30
Temp (24h trend)      77 (+11)     45 (-8)      70
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-29)     79 (-18)     49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  6 G23                 W  9 G29
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 10 G26     W 10 G31     W 16 G44
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.03
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    6 AM
Precip end                                      12 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6320                      5740
Transport wnd (mph)   W 18                      W 29
Vent rate (kt-ft)     101120                    143500
CWR                   0            0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ004-282130-
Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Jackson, North Conway, Albany, Conway,
Chatham, and Crawford Notch
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      77 (+14)     45 (-7)      72
RH % (24h trend)      37 (-35)     75 (-25)     48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  8 G21
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  7 G23    W  9 G25     W 15 G35
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      12 PM
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6420                      5680
Transport wnd (mph)   W 15                      W 35
Vent rate (kt-ft)     83460                     170400
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ002-282130-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     30           20           30
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+9)      40 (-12)     69
RH % (24h trend)      36 (-25)     82 (-13)     51
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  7 G24                 W  9 G28
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 10 G25     W 11 G31     W 18 G46
Precip amount         0.03         0.00         0.03
Precip duration       1                         1
Precip begin          10 AM                     7 AM
Precip end            4 PM                      1 PM
LAL                   2            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6460                      6280
Transport wnd (mph)   W 18                      W 32
Vent rate (kt-ft)     103360                    175840
CWR                   10           0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ001-282130-
Northern Coos-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, and Colebrook
316 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      73 (+9)      40 (-11)     62
RH % (24h trend)      37 (-27)     80 (-17)     56
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  7 G18                 W 10 G26
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 10 G21     W 10 G24     W 18 G35
Precip amount         0.04         0.00         0.04
Precip duration       1                         1
Precip begin          7 AM                      7 AM
Precip end            3 PM                      1 PM
LAL                   2            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6400                      6110
Transport wnd (mph)   W 20                      W 37
Vent rate (kt-ft)     108800                    195520
CWR                   10           0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest
winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows around 40.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs in the lower
50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values high.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Warmer. 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 with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Daytime humidity values
moderate.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. West
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.

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

$$


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