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
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Expect continued low humidity for this time of year for the next
few days. There will be widespread showers and some thunderstorms
this afternoon, and another round of showers possible on Wednesday
mainly in the north. A warm front arriving on Thursday night will
spread a steady rain into the area with increasing humidity to the
south of the warm front.

&&

MEZ023>028-272115-
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
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     20           30           30
Temp (24h trend)      73 (0)       52 (-4)      74
RH % (24h trend)      53 (+6)      99 (+3)      47
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  7 G18     S  5         W  7 G17
Precip amount         0.09         0.08         0.01
Precip duration       1            2            1
Precip begin          1 PM         Continuing   11 AM
Precip end            Continuing   3 AM         6 PM
LAL                   3            4            2
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3440                      6920
Transport wnd (mph)   SW  9                     W 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     27520                     69200
CWR                   30           10           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ012>014-018>022-272115-
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
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     50           60           50
Temp (24h trend)      74 (+2)      50 (-3)      73
RH % (24h trend)      50 (+4)      92 (-6)      48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  7 G17     LGT/VAR      W  7 G17
Precip amount         0.16         0.17         0.03
Precip duration       1            3            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   9 AM
Precip end            Continuing   4 AM         6 PM
LAL                   4            4            3
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5660                      6770
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 16                     W 17
Vent rate (kt-ft)     79240                     101550
CWR                   80           20           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ007>009-272115-
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
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     80           70           60
Temp (24h trend)      70 (+4)      46 (0)       68
RH % (24h trend)      50 (+1)      96 (-2)      52
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6         LGT/VAR      W  8 G21
Precip amount         0.15         0.23         0.08
Precip duration       3            5            3
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   4            4            3
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    8430                      6260
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 18                     W 16
Vent rate (kt-ft)     134880                    87640
CWR                   80           50           30

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ011-272115-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           60           20
Temp (24h trend)      71 (0)       49 (-4)      73
RH % (24h trend)      55 (+8)      88 (-7)      42
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  5 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  7        LGT/VAR      W 10 G19
Precip amount         0.21         0.09         0.00
Precip duration       3            1            1
Precip begin          10 AM        Continuing   10 AM
Precip end            Continuing   11 PM        4 PM
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6210                      7530
Transport wnd (mph)   S 22                      W 23
Vent rate (kt-ft)     117990                    150600
CWR                   90           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ015-272115-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown,
Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis, and Weare
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           60           20
Temp (24h trend)      74 (+1)      51 (-4)      76
RH % (24h trend)      51 (+8)      85 (-7)      40
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  6 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  7         SW  5        W 10 G19
Precip amount         0.26         0.13         0.00
Precip duration       3            2            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   9 AM
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM        4 PM
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5800                      7250
Transport wnd (mph)   S 22                      W 23
Vent rate (kt-ft)     110200                    145000
CWR                   100          0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ012-272115-
Eastern Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Manchester, Pelham, and Nashua
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           70           20
Temp (24h trend)      76 (0)       54 (-1)      77
RH % (24h trend)      46 (+6)      83 (-13)     36
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  6
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6         LGT/VAR      W  9 G19
Precip amount         0.33         0.17         0.00
Precip duration       2            3            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   10 AM
Precip end            Continuing   1 AM         4 PM
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5740                      7490
Transport wnd (mph)   S 21                      NW 18
Vent rate (kt-ft)     103320                    119840
CWR                   100          0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ013-272115-
Interior Rockingham-
Including the cities of Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, and Exeter
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           70           20
Temp (24h trend)      76 (0)       52 (-4)      77
RH % (24h trend)      47 (+7)      85 (-10)     39
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  6
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6         SW  5        W 10 G19
Precip amount         0.29         0.15         0.00
Precip duration       2            3            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   10 AM
Precip end            Continuing   2 AM         5 PM
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5000                      7330
Transport wnd (mph)   S 20                      NW 20
Vent rate (kt-ft)     85000                     124610
CWR                   100          0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ014-272115-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, and Seabrook
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     50           70           20
Temp (24h trend)      74 (-4)      55 (-3)      76
RH % (24h trend)      50 (+8)      83 (-6)      43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  6
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  7         SW  6        W  9 G17
Precip amount         0.23         0.13         0.00
Precip duration       1            3            0
Precip begin          1 PM         Continuing   12 PM
Precip end            Continuing   2 AM         4 PM
LAL                   3            4            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2110                      6930
Transport wnd (mph)   S 15                      NW 18
Vent rate (kt-ft)     27430                     110880
CWR                   90           10           0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ007-272115-
Sullivan-
Including the cities of Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, and Charlestown
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           60           20
Temp (24h trend)      69 (0)       49 (-4)      71
RH % (24h trend)      57 (+10)     87 (-7)      44
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  5 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  7         LGT/VAR      W  9 G20
Precip amount         0.19         0.08         0.00
Precip duration       3            1            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   9 AM
Precip end            Continuing   11 PM        4 PM
LAL                   4            4            2
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6860                      7140
Transport wnd (mph)   S 20                      NW 22
Vent rate (kt-ft)     116620                    135660
CWR                   80           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ008-272115-
Merrimack-
Including the cities of Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, and Hooksett
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           60           20
Temp (24h trend)      74 (+1)      51 (-3)      75
RH % (24h trend)      50 (+8)      87 (-6)      41
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6         LGT/VAR      W  9 G19
Precip amount         0.26         0.13         0.01
Precip duration       3            2            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   9 AM
Precip end            Continuing   1 AM         5 PM
LAL                   4            4            2
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6140                      6910
Transport wnd (mph)   S 20                      NW 18
Vent rate (kt-ft)     104380                    110560
CWR                   100          0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ010-272115-
Strafford-
Including the cities of Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance precip (%)     70           70           20
Temp (24h trend)      75 (-2)      50 (-6)      76
RH % (24h trend)      49 (+7)      88 (-3)      43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  6
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6         LGT/VAR      W  9 G19
Precip amount         0.26         0.14         0.00
Precip duration       2            3            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   10 AM
Precip end            Continuing   2 AM         5 PM
LAL                   4            4            2
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4130                      7030
Transport wnd (mph)   S 18                      NW 20
Vent rate (kt-ft)     66080                     119510
CWR                   100          0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ009-272115-
Belknap-
Including the cities of Laconia, Gilford, and Meredith
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     70           70           30
Temp (24h trend)      73 (0)       51 (-4)      73
RH % (24h trend)      51 (+6)      84 (-4)      44
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  6        SW  5        W 10 G20
Precip amount         0.26         0.13         0.01
Precip duration       3            3            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   9 AM
Precip end            Continuing   2 AM         5 PM
LAL                   4            4            2
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4920                      6740
Transport wnd (mph)   S 15                      NW 20
Vent rate (kt-ft)     63960                     114580
CWR                   100          0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ005-272115-
Southern Grafton-
Including the cities of Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth,
Holderness, Plymouth, and Rumney
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     70           60           30
Temp (24h trend)      70 (0)       48 (-3)      72
RH % (24h trend)      55 (+7)      88 (-8)      46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  6 G17     LGT/VAR      W  9 G21
Precip amount         0.18         0.08         0.01
Precip duration       3            2            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   9 AM
Precip end            Continuing   1 AM         5 PM
LAL                   4            4            2
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    7750                      6410
Transport wnd (mph)   S 17                      NW 21
Vent rate (kt-ft)     116250                    115380
CWR                   80           0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ006-272115-
Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield,
Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, and Moultonborough
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     70           70           30
Temp (24h trend)      73 (+2)      51 (-2)      74
RH % (24h trend)      48 (+2)      87 (-7)      45
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  7 G18    SW  5        W  9 G21
Precip amount         0.25         0.14         0.02
Precip duration       3            3            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   9 AM
Precip end            Continuing   2 AM         6 PM
LAL                   4            4            2
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5750                      7070
Transport wnd (mph)   S 16                      NW 18
Vent rate (kt-ft)     80500                     113120
CWR                   100          10           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ003-272115-
Northern Grafton-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton,
Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, and Woodstock
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     70           60           30
Temp (24h trend)      68 (+1)      46 (-3)      70
RH % (24h trend)      54 (+4)      91 (-5)      49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  5 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  7 G18    LGT/VAR      W  9 G24
Precip amount         0.15         0.07         0.02
Precip duration       3            2            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   8 AM
Precip end            Continuing   2 AM         6 PM
LAL                   4            4            2
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    8150                      6060
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 20                     NW 20
Vent rate (kt-ft)     138550                    103020
CWR                   70           0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ004-272115-
Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Jackson, North Conway, Albany, Conway,
Chatham, and Crawford Notch
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     70           70           40
Temp (24h trend)      71 (+3)      48 (-3)      72
RH % (24h trend)      50 (+1)      88 (-6)      46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  7 G18    LGT/VAR      W  8 G19
Precip amount         0.22         0.14         0.03
Precip duration       3            3            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   8 AM
Precip end            Continuing   2 AM         6 PM
LAL                   4            4            2
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    7000                      7190
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 21                     NW 18
Vent rate (kt-ft)     126000                    115040
CWR                   90           10           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ002-272115-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     70           70           40
Temp (24h trend)      71 (+5)      45 (-2)      70
RH % (24h trend)      47 (-2)      94 (-4)      48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  7 G17    LGT/VAR      W  9 G24
Precip amount         0.16         0.10         0.03
Precip duration       3            3            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   8 AM
Precip end            Continuing   3 AM         6 PM
LAL                   4            4            2
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    8400                      5990
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 18                     W 20
Vent rate (kt-ft)     134400                    101830
CWR                   80           10           10

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ001-272115-
Northern Coos-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, and Colebrook
323 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance precip (%)     80           70           50
Temp (24h trend)      68 (+4)      45 (-1)      66
RH % (24h trend)      50 (+1)      99 (0)       53
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     SW  5                     W  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  7 G17    LGT/VAR      W 10 G21
Precip amount         0.13         0.11         0.05
Precip duration       4            4            2
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   4            4            3
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    8550                      6120
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 20                     W 21
Vent rate (kt-ft)     145350                    110160
CWR                   50           10           20

REMARKS...None.

$$

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

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

$$



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