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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1235 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

MEZ012-018-NHZ004>015-251645-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-INTERIOR YORK-NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-
SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
1235 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

   RED FLAG WARNING.

A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL THROUGH
THIS EVENING.

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

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$




Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1235 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...DANGERS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS WESTERNMOST
MAINE AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE INTO THIS EVENING...

.RECENT DRY WEATHER HAS ALLOWED FINE FUELS TO REMAIN DRY DESPITE
GREEN UP BEING UNDERWAY. THIS IS COUPLED WITH A VERY DRY AIR MASS
REMAINING IN NEW ENGLAND TODAY...WHERE RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE
EXPECTED TO REMAIN BETWEEN 20 AND 25 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY FROM THE WEST INTO THIS EVENING...AND
LEAD TO UNCONTROLLABLE FIRE BEHAVIOR.

MEZ012-018-019-NHZ004>015-250000-
/O.NEW.KGYX.FW.W.0008.150524T1635Z-150525T0000Z/
SOUTHERN OXFORD-INTERIOR YORK-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-
NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-
MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-
INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
1235 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR WESTERNMOST MAIND AND
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...WESTERNMOST MAINE AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH 8 PM THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 70S.

* LIGHTNING...NONE.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY AND UNCONTROLLABY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$
JC




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