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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
631 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

MEZ007>009-012>014-018>021-NHZ001>013-015-042245-
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-SOUTHERN OXFORD-
SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-NORTHERN COOS-
SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-
SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
631 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN MAINE...CENTRAL NEW
HAMPSHIRE...NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...SOUTHEASTERN NEW HAMPSHIRE AND
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

THE COMBINATION OF DRY AIR AND MODERATE WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE
THE WILDFIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL ON MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
426 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY FOR MUCH OF THE AREA...

.AFTERNOON HEATING ON MONDAY WILL LEAD TO GOOD MIXING AND ALLOW
SIGNIFICANTLY DRIER AIR TO REACH THE GROUND. AFTERNOON HUMIDITY
LEVELS FALL BELOW 25 PERCENT FOR MUCH OF THE AREA BUT WIND SPEEDS
WILL ONLY REACH AROUND 10 OR 15 MPH. BOTH OF THESE CRITERIA ARE
CLOSE TO RED FLAG WARNING CONDITIONS BUT THERE IS SOME CONCERN
THAT DEW POINTS COULD BE LOWER THAN FORECAST. THEREFORE A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED TO MONITOR THE SITUATION.

MEZ007>009-012>014-018>021-NHZ001>013-015-040800-
/O.NEW.KGYX.FW.A.0001.150504T1600Z-150505T0000Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-NORTHERN COOS-
SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-
SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
426 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 NORTHERN COOS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 002 SOUTHERN COOS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003
  NORTHERN GRAFTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 NORTHERN CARROLL...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 SOUTHERN GRAFTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 006
  SOUTHERN CARROLL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 007 NORTHERN OXFORD...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 007 SULLIVAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008
  NORTHERN FRANKLIN... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008 MERRIMACK...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 009 CENTRAL SOMERSET...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 009
  BELKNAP...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 STRAFFORD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  011 CHESHIRE NH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 SOUTHERN OXFORD...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 012 EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  013 SOUTHERN FRANKLIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 INTERIOR
  ROCKINGHAM...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014 SOUTHERN SOMERSET...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 015 WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 018 INTERIOR YORK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019
  INTERIOR CUMBERLAND...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020 ANDROSCOGGIN AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 KENNEBEC.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING...MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 21 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 70S.

* IMPACTS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

HANES




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