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
223 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
.TODAY GUSTY WINDS AT TIMES AND VERY DRY AIR WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
AREA TODAY BEHIND A COLD FRONT. ON WEDNESDAY...AN ELEVATED FIRE
DANGER IS LIKELY TO PERSIST ACROSS THE AREA. ANYONE CONSIDERING
OUTSIDE BURNING SHOULD MONITOR LATER STATEMENTS FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE AS WELL AS LOCAL AND STATE OFFICIALS BEFORE
BURNING.

NHZ001>015-052115-
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLEBROOK...BERLIN...LANCASTER...
LITTLETON...NORTH CONWAY...LEBANON...HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...
WOLFEBORO...OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...CHARLESTOWN...
CONCORD...HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...ROCHESTER...DOVER...
JAFFREY...KEENE...MANCHESTER...NASHUA...SALEM...DERRY...EXETER...
PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE
223 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      74 (-7)      38 (-14)     73
RH % (24H TREND)      19 (-3)      77 (-4)      26
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW  8 G23                 NW  5 G18
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW  9 G23    NW  6 G24    W  8 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                4            4            5
MIXING HGT            7440                      9760
TRANSPORT WIND        NW 16                     W 16
VENTILATION RATE      104160                    136640
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ007>009-052115-
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN
223 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      66 (-10)     36 (-11)     65
RH % (24H TREND)      26 (0)       81 (-5)      32
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW 11 G27                 NW  8 G24
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW 13 G32    W 10 G33     NW 12 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                4            4            4
MIXING HGT            8410                      9310
TRANSPORT WIND        NW 23                     W 29
VENTILATION RATE      168200                    232750
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ012>014-018>022-052115-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...
FARMINGTON...WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...
SANFORD...BERWICK...NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...
LEWISTON...AUBURN...LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...
WINTERPORT...UNITY
223 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      72 (-9)      41 (-10)     71
RH % (24H TREND)      19 (-5)      74 (-6)      28
20FTWND AM(MPH)       NW  9 G17                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND PM(MPH)       NW  9 G17    W  6         W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                4            5            4
MIXING HGT            8040                      9890
TRANSPORT WIND        NW 18                     W 23
VENTILATION RATE      128640                    197800
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ023>028-052115-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...
TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...
ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE
223 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      72 (+1)      44 (-5)      70
RH % (24H TREND)      22 (-20)     75 (-8)      32
20FTWND AM(MPH)       W  9                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND PM(MPH)       W  9 G17     W  6         W  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES                5            5            4
MIXING HGT            7520                      9630
TRANSPORT WIND        NW 16                     W 20
VENTILATION RATE      105280                    163710
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES
MODERATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES
MODERATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.

$$


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