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
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Drier weather is expected for Tuesday and Wednesday as weak high pressure
moves over the region. RH values will generally fall into the 40s with light
winds. Rain looks to arrive once again Thursday and Friday.
&&

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
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+16)     45 (-2)      71
RH % (24h trend)      47 (-16)     88 (-8)      48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4740                      5850
Transport wnd (mph)   W  9                      E  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)     37920                     35100
CWR                   0            0            0

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
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+17)     46 (0)       73
RH % (24h trend)      38 (-22)     88 (-8)      43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  5         LGT/VAR      SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5930                      7040
Transport wnd (mph)   W 13                      N  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     65230                     35200
CWR                   0            0            0

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
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      69 (+18)     42 (-1)      73
RH % (24h trend)      38 (-24)     87 (-7)      43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  7 G18                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  9 G18     W  5 G17     LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    8 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6480                      7090
Transport wnd (mph)   W 17                      NW  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)     97200                     28360
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ011-232115-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            20           20
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+21)     47 (+1)      75
RH % (24h trend)      33 (-46)     81 (-16)     37
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  5        LGT/VAR      E  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4310                      6510
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 12                     NE  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)     43100                     52080
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

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

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            20           20
Temp (24h trend)      73 (+22)     47 (+1)      74
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-42)     81 (-16)     37
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  5        LGT/VAR      E  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4390                      6030
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 10                     N  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)     39510                     36180
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ012-232115-
Eastern Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Manchester, Pelham, and Nashua
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            20           20
Temp (24h trend)      74 (+21)     51 (+3)      74
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-43)     83 (-13)     43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  8
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4330                      5720
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 12                     NE 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     43300                     57200
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ013-232115-
Interior Rockingham-
Including the cities of Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, and Exeter
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            20           20
Temp (24h trend)      74 (+21)     49 (+2)      73
RH % (24h trend)      37 (-39)     83 (-14)     45
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  8
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3990                      5460
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 12                     NE 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)     39900                     49140
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ014-232115-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, and Seabrook
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      69 (+13)     51 (+2)      70
RH % (24h trend)      49 (-20)     85 (-11)     54
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3840                      3330
Transport wnd (mph)   W  8                      NE  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     26880                     16650
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ007-232115-
Sullivan-
Including the cities of Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, and Charlestown
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            20           20
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+22)     46 (+1)      74
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-43)     81 (-16)     38
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  5        LGT/VAR      SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4660                      6480
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 10                     N  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     41940                     32400
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ008-232115-
Merrimack-
Including the cities of Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, and Hooksett
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      73 (+22)     46 (0)       75
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-42)     84 (-14)     39
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NW  5                     LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  5        LGT/VAR      SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4360                      6360
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 13                     NE  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)     47960                     38160
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ010-232115-
Strafford-
Including the cities of Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            20           20
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+17)     48 (+2)      71
RH % (24h trend)      38 (-28)     84 (-13)     44
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3970                      5940
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 13                     NE  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)     43670                     47520
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ009-232115-
Belknap-
Including the cities of Laconia, Gilford, and Meredith
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+18)     48 (+2)      73
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-33)     78 (-18)     39
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  6         LGT/VAR      E  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4220                      6480
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 13                     NE  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     46420                     32400
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ005-232115-
Southern Grafton-
Including the cities of Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth,
Holderness, Plymouth, and Rumney
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+22)     45 (0)       75
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-43)     79 (-18)     39
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NW  6                     LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4710                      6480
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 13                     NW  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     51810                     32400
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ006-232115-
Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield,
Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, and Moultonborough
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      73 (+19)     47 (+2)      73
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-33)     81 (-16)     41
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  5         LGT/VAR      SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4930                      6410
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 13                     N  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     54230                     32050
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

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

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+23)     44 (0)       75
RH % (24h trend)      37 (-40)     87 (-11)     40
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     NW  6 G23                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  6 G18     LGT/VAR      SW  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    1 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5180                      6690
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 14                     NW  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     62160                     33450
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ004-232115-
Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Jackson, North Conway, Albany, Conway,
Chatham, and Crawford Notch
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      74 (+22)     45 (+1)      74
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-37)     85 (-13)     41
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  5         LGT/VAR      SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    1 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5570                      6220
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 15                     N  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)     72410                     24880
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ002-232115-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      72 (+21)     41 (-3)      76
RH % (24h trend)      36 (-34)     90 (-4)      38
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  7 G21                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  8 G19     W  5 G18     LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    11 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5770                      6730
Transport wnd (mph)   W 16                      NW  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     80780                     33650
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ001-232115-
Northern Coos-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, and Colebrook
256 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     20           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      70 (+20)     40 (-4)      74
RH % (24h trend)      40 (-35)     90 (-6)      41
20ftWnd - AM(mph)     W  8 G17                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     W  9 G19     W  5 G17     NW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5980                      6830
Transport wnd (mph)   W 17                      NW  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)     89700                     34150
CWR                   0            0            10

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. East winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values high.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Rain. Lows in the upper 40s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain. Highs in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. Daytime humidity values high.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values
moderate.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values
high.

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

$$


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