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
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

.DISCUSSION...
Gusty west to north winds will diminish this evening and tonight
as high pressure builds into the area. Similar RH values of 25 to
35 percent are forecast across inland areas on Saturday with good
mixing, but winds will be lighter. A round of showers arrives late
Saturday night into Sunday while the next chance of more
widespread wetting rains will likely not be until Monday night or
Tuesday.


MEZ104-250815-
Western Maine Mountains and Foothills-
Including the cities of Farmington, Rumford, Bethel, Eustis,
Jackman, and Carrabassett Valley
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Pcldy        Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            30           20
Temp (24h trend)      38 (-11)     70 (0)       46           74
RH % (24h trend)      89 (+4)      36 (-6)      96           48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NW 17 G29                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 16 G34    NW 13 G23    NW  8        SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.01
Precip duration                                 1            1
Precip begin                                    1 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5490                      5520
Transport wnd (mph)                NW 14                     SW  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  65880                     33120
CWR                   0            0            10           10
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ107-250815-
Kennebec River Valley-
Including the cities of Augusta, Waterville, Skowhegan, Auburn,
Lewiston, Liberty, and Livermore
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           20
Temp (24h trend)      44 (-7)      72 (-5)      49           75
RH % (24h trend)      78 (-19)     35 (-5)      99           49
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NW 12 G21                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 12 G25    W 10 G18     SW  6        SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.02
Precip duration                                 1            1
Precip begin                                    1 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6220                      4810
Transport wnd (mph)                W 13                      SE  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  68420                     28860
CWR                   0            0                         10
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ109-250815-
Lakes Region-
Including the cities of Sanford, North Windham, Gray,
New Glouceser, Fryeburg, South Paris, and Hiram
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           20
Temp (24h trend)      42 (-9)      75 (-4)      49           77
RH % (24h trend)      87 (-3)      32 (-2)      100          48
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NW  8                     LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 12 G26    SW  9        S  8         E  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.03
Precip duration                                 1            1
Precip begin                                    1 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5890                      5440
Transport wnd (mph)                W 10                      E  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  53010                     32640
CWR                   0            0                         10
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ110-250815-
Beaches and Casco Bay-
Including the cities of Kittery, York, Kennebunk, Scarborough,
Portland, Yarmouth, Freeport, Brunswick, Topsham,
Boothbay Harbor, and Damariscotta
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           20
Temp (24h trend)      44 (-9)      72 (-8)      48           72
RH % (24h trend)      85 (-7)      38 (+3)      100          55
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NW  9 G18                 E  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 12 G26    SW 12 G21    S 11 G20     SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03
Precip duration                                 0            1
Precip begin                                    2 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5670                      3120
Transport wnd (mph)                W 12                      SE  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  56700                     21840
CWR                   0            0                         10
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ111-250815-
Mid-Coast-
Including the cities of Waldoboro, Rockland, Camden,
Lincolnville, Belfast, Searsport, Islesboro, and Vinalhaven
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      45 (-9)      72 (-4)      49           70
RH % (24h trend)      84 (-16)     39 (-6)      98           56
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NW 11 G20                 E  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 11 G23    W 11 G21     SW  9 G20    SE  8
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 6 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6150                      3180
Transport wnd (mph)                W 14                      SE  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  73800                     22260
CWR                   0            0            0            10
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

NHZ021-250815-
Coos County-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, Colebrook, Berlin,
Dummer, Milan, York Pond, and Lancaster
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            30           30
Temp (24h trend)      37 (-9)      70 (+3)      46           74
RH % (24h trend)      97 (+8)      35 (-9)      100          46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NW 13 G26                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 17 G42    NW 11 G20    NW  8 G19    W  5 G25
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.04
Precip duration                                 1            2
Precip begin                                    12 AM        Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 4900                      5460
Transport wnd (mph)                W 14                      W  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  58800                     38220
CWR                   0            0            20           20
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

NHZ022-250815-
White Mountians-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Littleton, Thornton,
Waterville Valley, Woodstock, Jackson, North Conway, Conway,
and Crawford Notch
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            30           30
Temp (24h trend)      38 (-10)     75 (+2)      49           78
RH % (24h trend)      90 (0)       31 (-7)      96           44
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NW 10 G25                 LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 16 G42    W  9 G18     W  6 G19     SW  5 G21
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.03
Precip duration                                 1            2
Precip begin                                    12 AM        Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5470                      5770
Transport wnd (mph)                NW 12                     W  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  54700                     40390
CWR                   0            0            10           10
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

NHZ023-250815-
Central Lakes-
Including the cities of Lebanon, Plymouth, Laconia, Wolfeboro,
Alton, and Ossipee
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           30
Temp (24h trend)      43 (-8)      76 (-3)      52           79
RH % (24h trend)      80 (-4)      29 (-3)      99           43
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NW  8                     LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 13 G27    W  9         SW  6        SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip duration                                 1            2
Precip begin                                    1 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            2
Haines Index          4            5            4            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5430                      5570
Transport wnd (mph)                W 12                      W  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  54300                     38990
CWR                   0            0                         10
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

NHZ024-250815-
Lake Sunapee and Monadnocks-
Including the cities of Claremont, Keene, and Jaffrey
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           30
Temp (24h trend)      44 (-6)      78 (-1)      53           81
RH % (24h trend)      81 (-9)      29 (-3)      100          41
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NW  6                     LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 13 G27    W  8 G17     SW  6        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                 1            2
Precip begin                                    1 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            2
Haines Index          4            4            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5390                      5890
Transport wnd (mph)                W 10                      W  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  48510                     47120
CWR                   0            0
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

NHZ025-250815-
Merrimack Valley-
Including the cities of Manchester, Nashua, Weare, and Derry
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           30
Temp (24h trend)      49 (-4)      79 (-4)      53           81
RH % (24h trend)      71 (-20)     30 (0)       100          46
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NW  6                     LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 12 G24    W  8         S  6         SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration                                 1            2
Precip begin                                    1 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            2
Haines Index          4            5            4            4
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5740                      5670
Transport wnd (mph)                W 12                      SW  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  57400                     39690
CWR                   0            0
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

NHZ026-250815-
Seacoast-
Including the cities of Portsmouth, Dover, Hampton, and Exeter
714 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Mclear       Mclear       Pcldy        Pcldy
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           30
Temp (24h trend)      52 (-3)      76 (-8)      52           77
RH % (24h trend)      70 (-18)     32 (+2)      100          52
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  W  5                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW 12 G24    S 12 G21     S 11 G21     SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration                                 0            2
Precip begin                                    2 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            4            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5580                      4040
Transport wnd (mph)                W 12                      SE  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  55800                     28280
CWR                   0            0
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Daytime humidity values
high.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds
10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values
moderate.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values
moderate.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.

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

$$