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
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will crest overhead today with moderate humidity
across the region. A frontal system will approach the region on
Friday and Friday night...with a good potential for a wetting rain
across the region before a cold front sweeps through the area on
Saturday.

&&

MEZ023>028-172115-
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
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            60
Temp (24h trend)      80 (+1)      55 (+1)      75
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-4)      87 (+5)      55
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  6 G20                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W 11 G24     LGT/VAR      SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.06
Precip duration                                 4
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6900                      3740
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 20                     SE  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)     117300                    26180
CWR                   0            0            20

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ012>014-018>022-172115-
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
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            60
Temp (24h trend)      78 (+3)      52 (0)       75
RH % (24h trend)      36 (-3)      88 (+5)      53
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  6 G20                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 11 G23    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.09
Precip duration                                 5
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6550                      3450
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 22                     SE  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)     124450                    20700
CWR                   0            0            30

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ007>009-172115-
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
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            60
Temp (24h trend)      73 (+7)      49 (+1)      72
RH % (24h trend)      40 (-4)      91 (+6)      55
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NW 10 G29                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 13 G28    LGT/VAR      SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.10
Precip duration                                 5
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5260                      2190
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 25                     SE 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)     115720                    28470
CWR                   0            0            40

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ011-172115-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      78 (+1)      58 (+3)      74
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-11)     90 (+4)      79
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.34
Precip duration                    0            7
Precip begin                       2 AM         Continuing
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5200                      1540
Transport wnd (mph)   W  8                      S 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)     36400                     20020
CWR                   0            0            100

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ015-172115-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown,
Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis, and Weare
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      80 (+3)      58 (+3)      74
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-11)     86 (+4)      75
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.26
Precip duration                                 6
Precip begin                                    6 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5980                      1460
Transport wnd (mph)   W 10                      S 16
Vent rate (kt-ft)     53820                     20440
CWR                   0            0            90

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ012-172115-
Eastern Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Manchester, Pelham, and Nashua
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      81 (+1)      59 (+2)      77
RH % (24h trend)      32 (-10)     85 (+4)      72
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.17
Precip duration                                 6
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6170                      1640
Transport wnd (mph)   W 12                      S 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)     61700                     19680
CWR                   0            0            80

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ013-172115-
Interior Rockingham-
Including the cities of Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, and Exeter
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      81 (+2)      59 (+2)      76
RH % (24h trend)      33 (-9)      88 (+7)      70
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  6 G17     LGT/VAR      SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.15
Precip duration                                 6
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6240                      1590
Transport wnd (mph)   W 14                      S 16
Vent rate (kt-ft)     74880                     22260
CWR                   0            0            80

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ014-172115-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, and Seabrook
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           60
Temp (24h trend)      81 (0)       60 (+1)      76
RH % (24h trend)      37 (-4)      89 (+12)     69
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  5                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  9 G24    SW  5 G20    SE  8 G17
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.13
Precip duration                                 5
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6390                      1280
Transport wnd (mph)   W 15                      S 17
Vent rate (kt-ft)     83070                     19200
CWR                   0            0            50

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ007-172115-
Sullivan-
Including the cities of Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, and Charlestown
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      77 (+4)      57 (+4)      72
RH % (24h trend)      38 (-8)      87 (-1)      76
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.38
Precip duration                    0            7
Precip begin                       3 AM         Continuing
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5790                      1230
Transport wnd (mph)   W 12                      SE 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     57900                     12300
CWR                   0            0            100

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ008-172115-
Merrimack-
Including the cities of Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, and Hooksett
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      80 (+3)      57 (+3)      74
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-8)      88 (+3)      71
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  5 G17    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.28
Precip duration                                 6
Precip begin                                    6 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6150                      1260
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 14                     SE 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     73800                     13860
CWR                   0            0            90

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ010-172115-
Strafford-
Including the cities of Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      80 (+2)      57 (+3)      75
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-7)      87 (+5)      68
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  7 G17     LGT/VAR      E  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.16
Precip duration                                 6
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6450                      1060
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 17                     SE 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     96750                     11660
CWR                   0            0            80

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ009-172115-
Belknap-
Including the cities of Laconia, Gilford, and Meredith
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      78 (+3)      57 (+4)      72
RH % (24h trend)      38 (-6)      85 (+2)      67
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  8 G19     LGT/VAR      E  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.24
Precip duration                                 6
Precip begin                                    6 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6110                      960
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 17                     SE 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)     91650                     8640
CWR                   0            0            90

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ005-172115-
Southern Grafton-
Including the cities of Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth,
Holderness, Plymouth, and Rumney
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      78 (+5)      55 (+4)      72
RH % (24h trend)      40 (-3)      87 (0)       71
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NW  5 G20                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  9 G23    LGT/VAR      SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.29
Precip duration                                 7
Precip begin                                    6 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5930                      830
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 16                     SE 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     83020                     8300
CWR                   0            0            100

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ006-172115-
Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield,
Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, and Moultonborough
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      79 (+5)      54 (+2)      72
RH % (24h trend)      41 (-2)      88 (+5)      66
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  6 G23                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  9 G23     LGT/VAR      E  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.22
Precip duration                                 6
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6390                      1150
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 18                     E 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)     102240                    10350
CWR                   0            0            90

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ003-172115-
Northern Grafton-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton,
Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, and Woodstock
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      75 (+6)      52 (+3)      71
RH % (24h trend)      43 (-3)      88 (+3)      68
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NW  9 G37                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 10 G32    N  5 G26     SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.26
Precip duration                                 7
Precip begin                                    6 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5970                      1090
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 18                     SE 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     95520                     11990
CWR                   0            0            100

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ004-172115-
Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Jackson, North Conway, Albany, Conway,
Chatham, and Crawford Notch
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      78 (+6)      53 (+4)      71
RH % (24h trend)      41 (0)       90 (+10)     64
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NW 11 G36                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 12 G32    NW  5 G25    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.21
Precip duration                                 6
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6340                      1210
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 21                     SE 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     114120                    12100
CWR                   0            0            90

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ002-172115-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+8)      49 (+2)      71
RH % (24h trend)      42 (0)       91 (+5)      61
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NW 10 G42                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 13 G34    NW  5 G28    SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.16
Precip duration                                 6
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5950                      1290
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 23                     SE 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)     119000                    15480
CWR                   0            0            70

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ001-172115-
Northern Coos-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, and Colebrook
321 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            20           70
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+7)      49 (+1)      70
RH % (24h trend)      47 (+3)      92 (+4)      62
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W 10 G28                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 13 G28    SW  5 G20    SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.13
Precip duration                                 6
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5480                      1350
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 24                     SE 18
Vent rate (kt-ft)     115080                    21600
CWR                   0            0            50

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with showers likely. Patchy fog. Lows in
the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Patchy fog.
Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity
values high.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 60s. Southwest 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 around 60. West winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. 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 lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values
high.

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

$$



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