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
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Moisture will increase with a wetting rain this evening and overnight
as a cold front moves through the forecast area. Drier and cooler weather
follows by late Wednesday into Thursday.

&&

MEZ023>028-230915-
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
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     50           30           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      66 (+6)      81 (+1)      52           76
RH % (24h trend)      97 (0)       43 (-21)     100          44
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  SW 12 G27                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S 12 G28     SW 10 G24    W  6 G17     SW  5
Precip amount         0.18         0.05         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          8 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   2 PM
LAL                   4            3            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5730                      7500
Transport wnd (mph)                W 18                      W  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  91680                     52500
CWR                   80           0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ012>014-018>022-230915-
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
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     70           20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      66 (+6)      80 (-3)      50           75
RH % (24h trend)      97 (+1)      42 (-14)     100          44
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  SW  9 G20                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S  8 G20     W  9 G19     W  5         W  5
Precip amount         0.36         0.05         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       4            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 AM
LAL                   5            3            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6300                      7570
Transport wnd (mph)                W 21                      W  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  113400                    60560
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ007>009-230915-
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
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     80           30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      59 (0)       73 (-5)      46           69
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+5)     48 (-9)      100          49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W 10 G26                  W  7 G18
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 10 G28    W 12 G25     W  8 G23     W  7 G17
Precip amount         0.47         0.05         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       7            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 AM
LAL                   5            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6080                      6720
Transport wnd (mph)                W 25                      W 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  133760                    80640
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ011-230915-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     70           20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      64 (+1)      76 (-7)      51           74
RH % (24h trend)      97 (-1)      47 (-12)     100          46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W  9 G20                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 11 G24    W  9 G19     W  6         W  5
Precip amount         0.44         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       5
Precip begin          6 PM
Precip end            6 AM
LAL                   4            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5220                      7190
Transport wnd (mph)                W 20                      W  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  88740                     57520
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ015-230915-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown,
Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis, and Weare
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     70           20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      65 (0)       79 (-5)      52           76
RH % (24h trend)      94 (-1)      44 (-10)     96           44
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W  9 G21                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 10 G24    W  9 G18     W  6         LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.34         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       3
Precip begin          8 PM
Precip end            6 AM
LAL                   4            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 4970                      7440
Transport wnd (mph)                W 20                      W  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  84490                     59520
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ012-230915-
Eastern Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Manchester, Pelham, and Nashua
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     60           20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      69 (+5)      80 (-7)      56           77
RH % (24h trend)      90 (-7)      42 (-10)     94           41
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W  9 G18                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 10 G19    W  8         W  6         LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.20         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       3            1
Precip begin          9 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 PM
LAL                   3            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            4            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5010                      7500
Transport wnd (mph)                W 17                      W 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  75150                     67500
CWR                   70           0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ013-230915-
Interior Rockingham-
Including the cities of Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, and Exeter
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     70           20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      68 (+5)      81 (-5)      54           77
RH % (24h trend)      93 (-3)      42 (-10)     97           43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W  9 G18                  NW  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 10 G20    W  9 G17     W  7         W  5
Precip amount         0.19         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       3            1
Precip begin          9 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 PM
LAL                   4            3            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 4930                      7410
Transport wnd (mph)                W 18                      W 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  78880                     66690
CWR                   60           0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ014-230915-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, and Seabrook
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     50           20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      70 (+5)      80 (-6)      58           78
RH % (24h trend)      92 (-1)      46 (-11)     91           45
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W 10 G20                  NW  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     S 12 G24     W  9 G17     W  8 G17     W  5
Precip amount         0.15         0.04         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          10 PM        Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   1 PM
LAL                   3            3            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 4920                      7470
Transport wnd (mph)                W 18                      W 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  78720                     67230
CWR                   50           0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ007-230915-
Sullivan-
Including the cities of Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, and Charlestown
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     80           20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      62 (+1)      76 (-6)      51           72
RH % (24h trend)      98 (0)       47 (-11)     100          49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W 10 G23                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 10 G25    W  9 G20     W  6 G17     NW  5
Precip amount         0.52         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       5
Precip begin          6 PM
Precip end            6 AM
LAL                   5            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5940                      7180
Transport wnd (mph)                W 21                      W  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  106920                    50260
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ008-230915-
Merrimack-
Including the cities of Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, and Hooksett
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     70           20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      65 (+5)      79 (-6)      51           75
RH % (24h trend)      96 (0)       43 (-11)     100          43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W  9 G21                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  9 G23    W  9 G19     W  6         LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.38         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       4
Precip begin          8 PM
Precip end            6 AM
LAL                   5            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5630                      7310
Transport wnd (mph)                W 21                      W 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  101340                    65790
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ010-230915-
Strafford-
Including the cities of Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     70           20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      66 (+5)      80 (-5)      52           77
RH % (24h trend)      97 (+1)      42 (-12)     100          44
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W 10 G21                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  9 G20    W  9 G19     W  6         W  5
Precip amount         0.27         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       3            0
Precip begin          9 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   10 AM
LAL                   4            3            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            3            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5190                      7470
Transport wnd (mph)                W 21                      W 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  93420                     67230
CWR                   90           0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ009-230915-
Belknap-
Including the cities of Laconia, Gilford, and Meredith
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     80           20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      66 (+5)      77 (-7)      53           75
RH % (24h trend)      97 (+1)      45 (-10)     97           46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W 10 G23                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  9 G24    W  9 G20     W  6         W  5
Precip amount         0.41         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       4
Precip begin          6 PM
Precip end            6 AM
LAL                   5            3            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            3            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5960                      7200
Transport wnd (mph)                W 22                      W  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  113240                    57600
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ005-230915-
Southern Grafton-
Including the cities of Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth,
Holderness, Plymouth, and Rumney
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     90           20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      61 (+2)      76 (-6)      50           73
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+2)     46 (-9)      100          48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W 10 G26                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 10 G27    W  9 G21     W  5         NW  5
Precip amount         0.62         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       6
Precip begin          6 PM
Precip end            6 AM
LAL                   5            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6240                      7130
Transport wnd (mph)                W 22                      W  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  118560                    49910
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ006-230915-
Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield,
Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, and Moultonborough
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     80           20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      64 (+4)      78 (-4)      50           75
RH % (24h trend)      98 (+1)      44 (-13)     100          47
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W 10 G27                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  9 G28    W  9 G23     W  5 G18     W  5
Precip amount         0.47         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       6            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   9 AM
LAL                   5            3            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            3            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6010                      7400
Transport wnd (mph)                W 22                      W  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  114190                    44400
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ003-230915-
Northern Grafton-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton,
Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, and Woodstock
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     90           30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      59 (0)       75 (-4)      47           70
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+4)     47 (-13)     100          51
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W 11 G34                  NW  5 G25
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 12 G42    W 11 G29     NW  8 G34    NW  6 G17
Precip amount         0.71         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       7            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   10 AM
LAL                   5            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6650                      6930
Transport wnd (mph)                W 23                      W  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  133000                    48510
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ004-230915-
Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Jackson, North Conway, Albany, Conway,
Chatham, and Crawford Notch
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     80           20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      62 (+2)      77 (-3)      48           73
RH % (24h trend)      99 (+7)      43 (-15)     100          45
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W  9 G24                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW  9 G27    W  9 G20     W  6 G17     LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.62         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       6            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   10 AM
LAL                   5            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6380                      7310
Transport wnd (mph)                W 22                      W  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  121220                    43860
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ002-230915-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     90           40           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      58 (0)       74 (-5)      45           71
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+8)     48 (-9)      100          48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W 11 G33                  W  6 G24
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 11 G39    W 12 G29     W  9 G33     NW  7 G17
Precip amount         0.64         0.05         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       6            1                         1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing                8 AM
Precip end            Continuing   11 AM                     6 PM
LAL                   5            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6300                      6770
Transport wnd (mph)                W 24                      W 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  132300                    60930
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ001-230915-
Northern Coos-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, and Colebrook
843 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     90           40           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      56 (-2)      70 (-8)      46           67
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+5)     53 (-6)      100          56
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W 12 G31                  W  6 G20
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     SW 13 G34    W 12 G28     W  8 G28     W  6
Precip amount         0.55         0.05         0.00         0.01
Precip duration       6            1                         1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing                8 AM
Precip end            Continuing   11 AM                     6 PM
LAL                   5            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5990                      5850
Transport wnd (mph)                W 25                      W 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  131780                    70200
CWR                   100          0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. Northwest winds around
5 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds
around 5 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. North winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds
around 5 mph.

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

$$



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