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
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A very moist air mass will move into the region and
remain through early Saturday and provide several rounds of
showers and thunderstorms. Drier air will gradually return over
the weekend.

&&

MEZ023>028-232115-
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
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     90           20           30
Temp (24h trend)      78 (0)       62 (+3)      82
RH % (24h trend)      70 (+25)     100 (+5)     53
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  5 G21                  SW  9 G21
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  9 G27     S 10 G25     W  9 G19
Precip amount         0.07         0.08         0.03
Precip duration       5            1            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            2            3
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1800                      6140
Transport wnd (mph)   S 15                      W 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)     23400                     55260
CWR                   0            10           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ012>014-018>022-232115-
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
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     100          30           40
Temp (24h trend)      80 (+1)      64 (+5)      82
RH % (24h trend)      65 (+25)     100 (+4)     47
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  7
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6 G19     S  6 G17     W  8
Precip amount         0.20         0.22         0.04
Precip duration       6            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            3            3
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4400                      6610
Transport wnd (mph)   S 18                      NW 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)     70400                     79320
CWR                   40           60           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ007>009-232115-
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
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     100          80           40
Temp (24h trend)      75 (+4)      62 (+7)      76
RH % (24h trend)      73 (+28)     99 (+3)      48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  5 G20                  W  9 G20
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  8 G24     SW  7 G23    W 10 G20
Precip amount         0.34         0.45         0.05
Precip duration       9            8            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   5            5            3
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3200                      6460
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 14                     W 21
Vent rate (kt-ft)     38400                     116280
CWR                   100          100          10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ011-232115-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     40           40           40
Temp (24h trend)      83 (+5)      67 (+3)      79
RH % (24h trend)      60 (+19)     98 (+3)      52
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  5 G19                  W  7 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  9 G25     SW  9 G20    W  8
Precip amount         0.02         0.24         0.05
Precip duration       2            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            3            3
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4900                      5980
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 24                     NW 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     102900                    65780
CWR                   50           80           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ015-232115-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown,
Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis, and Weare
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     20           40           40
Temp (24h trend)      84 (+5)      68 (+3)      81
RH % (24h trend)      58 (+18)     95 (+6)      49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  8 G18
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  8 G24     SW  9 G20    W  8
Precip amount         0.01         0.21         0.04
Precip duration       1            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            3            3
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5250                      6270
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 26                     W 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)     120750                    75240
CWR                   30           80           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ012-232115-
Eastern Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Manchester, Pelham, and Nashua
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     20           30           50
Temp (24h trend)      86 (+4)      70 (+3)      83
RH % (24h trend)      55 (+16)     94 (+6)      46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  8
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  8 G20     SW  9 G19    W  8
Precip amount         0.01         0.18         0.03
Precip duration       1            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   2            3            4
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5530                      6510
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 25                     NW 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     121660                    65100
CWR                   10           50           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ013-232115-
Interior Rockingham-
Including the cities of Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, and Exeter
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     20           30           40
Temp (24h trend)      86 (+4)      69 (+4)      83
RH % (24h trend)      57 (+17)     97 (+9)      50
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  9 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  8 G20     SW 10 G19    W  9 G17
Precip amount         0.02         0.18         0.03
Precip duration       1            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            3            3
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5830                      6360
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 26                     NW 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     134090                    63600
CWR                   0            50           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ014-232115-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, and Seabrook
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     20           30           40
Temp (24h trend)      84 (+2)      69 (+4)      83
RH % (24h trend)      61 (+22)     94 (+9)      53
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  6 G20                  SW 10 G19
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S 10 G27     S 11 G23     W 10 G19
Precip amount         0.01         0.15         0.03
Precip duration       1            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            5 PM         Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   2            2            3
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4940                      5560
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 23                     W  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)     98800                     38920
CWR                   0            40           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ007-232115-
Sullivan-
Including the cities of Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, and Charlestown
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     50           50           40
Temp (24h trend)      83 (+7)      66 (+3)      78
RH % (24h trend)      60 (+15)     97 (+6)      51
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  7 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6 G23     SW  9 G23    W  8
Precip amount         0.03         0.25         0.05
Precip duration       2            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            4            3
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6590                      6780
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 24                     NW 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     138390                    74580
CWR                   50           80           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ008-232115-
Merrimack-
Including the cities of Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, and Hooksett
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     30           40           40
Temp (24h trend)      85 (+6)      67 (+3)      82
RH % (24h trend)      57 (+18)     96 (+6)      48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  7 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  7 G23     SW  9 G23    W  8 G17
Precip amount         0.02         0.23         0.04
Precip duration       2            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            3            3
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6330                      6580
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 26                     NW 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)     145590                    85540
CWR                   40           80           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ010-232115-
Strafford-
Including the cities of Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     30           30           40
Temp (24h trend)      85 (+5)      68 (+4)      83
RH % (24h trend)      59 (+18)     96 (+8)      50
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  8 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  7 G19     SW  9 G20    W  9 G17
Precip amount         0.02         0.19         0.04
Precip duration       2            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            3            3
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5740                      6310
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 26                     NW 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     132020                    69410
CWR                   30           80           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ009-232115-
Belknap-
Including the cities of Laconia, Gilford, and Meredith
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     40           40           40
Temp (24h trend)      83 (+5)      67 (+4)      81
RH % (24h trend)      58 (+16)     94 (+5)      48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  6 G18                 W  8 G18
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 10 G23    SW 10 G23    W  9 G17
Precip amount         0.02         0.23         0.04
Precip duration       2            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            3            3
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6380                      6350
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 26                     NW 16
Vent rate (kt-ft)     146740                    88900
CWR                   40           80           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ005-232115-
Southern Grafton-
Including the cities of Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth,
Holderness, Plymouth, and Rumney
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     60           50           50
Temp (24h trend)      83 (+7)      65 (+5)      80
RH % (24h trend)      59 (+16)     97 (-1)      49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  5 G18                 W  7 G18
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  9 G23     SW  9 G23    W  8 G17
Precip amount         0.05         0.25         0.05
Precip duration       4            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   4            4            4
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6740                      6380
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 25                     NW 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)     148280                    76560
CWR                   80           80           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ006-232115-
Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield,
Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, and Moultonborough
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     70           40           40
Temp (24h trend)      83 (+6)      67 (+6)      81
RH % (24h trend)      61 (+16)     96 (+1)      49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  5 G18                 W  7 G19
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  8 G23     SW  9 G24    W  8 G17
Precip amount         0.05         0.25         0.05
Precip duration       3            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            3            4
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6150                      6430
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 26                     NW 17
Vent rate (kt-ft)     141450                    96450
CWR                   50           80           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ003-232115-
Northern Grafton-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton,
Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, and Woodstock
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     90           60           60
Temp (24h trend)      82 (+8)      63 (+5)      78
RH % (24h trend)      63 (+17)     99 (-1)      50
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     S  6 G28                  W  9 G26
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  9 G33     SW 10 G29    W  9 G26
Precip amount         0.22         0.32         0.06
Precip duration       6            5            4
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   4            4            5
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5920                      6470
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 24                     NW 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)     124320                    84110
CWR                   100          90           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ004-232115-
Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Jackson, North Conway, Albany, Conway,
Chatham, and Crawford Notch
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     90           50           50
Temp (24h trend)      81 (+5)      64 (+6)      80
RH % (24h trend)      63 (+20)     96 (-2)      46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  8 G27                  W  7 G18
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 12 G36    SW  7 G26    W  8 G17
Precip amount         0.21         0.30         0.05
Precip duration       6            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
LAL                   3            3            3
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5970                      6570
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 25                     NW 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)     131340                    78840
CWR                   80           90           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ002-232115-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     100          70           60
Temp (24h trend)      81 (+8)      62 (+6)      77
RH % (24h trend)      61 (+19)     97 (-2)      47
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  8 G32                 W  9 G24
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 12 G39    SW  8 G29    W 10 G24
Precip amount         0.49         0.36         0.06
Precip duration       7            5            3
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   4            5            4
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5610                      6560
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 22                     W 17
Vent rate (kt-ft)     106590                    98400
CWR                   100          90           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ001-232115-
Northern Coos-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, and Colebrook
1157 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     100          90           40
Temp (24h trend)      77 (+7)      60 (+6)      74
RH % (24h trend)      68 (+21)     99 (+1)      50
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  7 G21                 W  9 G23
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 11 G25    SW  9 G28    W 10 G20
Precip amount         0.51         0.46         0.06
Precip duration       11           7            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   5            5            3
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4810                      6580
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 17                     W 18
Vent rate (kt-ft)     72150                     105280
CWR                   100          100          10

REMARKS...None.

$$

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

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

$$



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