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
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Very heavy rain set up across southern parts of the forecast
area today. To the north in the mountains scattered showers
will be possible, but widespread wetting rains are unlikely.
It will be drier to end the week, but cooler temperatures will
keep relative humidity values moderate to high.

MEZ023>026-190915-
Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-
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,
and Waldoboro
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      55 (-10)     66 (-8)      49           65
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     62 (-19)     99           59
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  9 G20                  NE  5
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  8 G19     NE  7 G17    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.03         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       2
Precip begin          6 PM
Precip end            6 AM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3330                      4450
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 15                     NE  3
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  43290                     13350
CWR                   10           0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ012-018-019-190915-
Southern Oxford-Interior York-Interior Cumberland-
Including the cities of Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover,
Locke Mills, Milton, Newry, Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford,
Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford, Goodwins Mills, Buxton,
Limington, Berwick, New Gloucester, Gray, North Windham, Gorham,
and Bridgton
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      54 (-11)     66 (-12)     47           65
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+2)     61 (-8)      99           59
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  7                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  7         NE  6        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 AM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3380                      4310
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 12                     NE  2
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  33800                     8620
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ020>022-190915-
Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-
Including the cities of 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
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     40           20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      54 (-10)     65 (-13)     48           64
RH % (24h trend)      98 (+1)      62 (-9)      99           57
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  8 G17                  LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NE  6 G17    N  8         NE  7        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.05         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       3
Precip begin          6 PM
Precip end            6 AM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3200                      4840
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 13                     N  2
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  35200                     9680
CWR                   10           0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ027-028-190915-
Knox-Coastal Waldo-
Including the cities of Owls Head, Rockland, Appleton, Camden,
Hope, Rockport, Thomaston, Belfast, Northport, Searsmont,
and Lincolnville
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     40           20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      55 (-9)      65 (-6)      48           64
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     62 (-21)     97           58
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N 11 G24                  NE  6 G20
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NE  6 G19    N  9 G23     NE  9 G24    LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.06         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       3
Precip begin          6 PM
Precip end            6 AM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3310                      5000
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 14                     NE  3
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  39720                     15000
CWR                   10           0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ007-008-013-190915-
Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Southern Franklin-
Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron,
Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Coburn Gore, Davis, Oquossoc,
Rangeley, Avon, Kingfield, Phillips, Farmington, New Sharon,
New Vineyard, Temple, Wilton, Chesterville, and Jay
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     40           30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      48 (-14)     61 (-15)     42           62
RH % (24h trend)      99 (+5)      65 (-2)      98           58
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  5                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  6         N  5         NE  5        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.03         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       5            1            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   2 AM
Precip end            Continuing   6 PM         6 AM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2720                      4150
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  8                     S  2
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  19040                     8300
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ009-014-190915-
Central Somerset-Southern Somerset-
Including the cities of New Portland, Brassua, Long Pond,
Moosehead, Pittston Farm, Seboomook, Bingham, Jackman, Athens,
Cornville, Skowhegan, Palmyra, Pittsfield, Embden, and Madison
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     40           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      47 (-15)     61 (-14)     42           63
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+7)     65 (-4)      100          57
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  6                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  8 G19     N  6         NE  5        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       4            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   3 PM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2650                      4660
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  9                     N  1
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  21200                     4660
CWR                   10           0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ011-190915-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      59 (-7)      70 (-5)      51           66
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     59 (-13)     97           65
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  6                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3230                      4100
Transport wnd (mph)                N  8                      SE  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  22610                     16400
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ015-190915-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown,
Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis, and Weare
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      59 (-7)      69 (-6)      52           66
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+2)     66 (-8)      97           64
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  5                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration                    1
Precip begin                       6 AM
Precip end                         11 AM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3520                      4120
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  8                     SE  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  24640                     16480
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ012-190915-
Eastern Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Manchester, Pelham, and Nashua
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      61 (-6)      69 (-6)      53           67
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+3)     65 (-12)     96           63
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  6                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.03         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       0            1
Precip begin          2 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 PM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3840                      4260
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  9                     E  3
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  30720                     12780
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ013-190915-
Interior Rockingham-
Including the cities of Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, and Exeter
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      60 (-7)      68 (-7)      53           65
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+5)     63 (-16)     95           63
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  7                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.03         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          1 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 PM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3790                      4260
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 10                     NE  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  34110                     17040
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ014-190915-
Coastal Rockingham-
Including the cities of Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, and Seabrook
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      60 (-7)      67 (-6)      53           64
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+5)     64 (-16)     97           63
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  9 G20                  NE  6 G17
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  9 G20    NE  7 G17    E  5
Precip amount         0.03         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 AM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3200                      4020
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 16                     NE  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  44800                     28140
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ007-190915-
Sullivan-
Including the cities of Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, and Charlestown
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      57 (-8)      69 (-7)      50           66
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     58 (-11)     97           64
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  6                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  5        N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            3            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3260                      4060
Transport wnd (mph)                N  9                      S  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  26080                     24360
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ008-190915-
Merrimack-
Including the cities of Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, and Hooksett
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      58 (-8)      69 (-8)      51           66
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     63 (-7)      97           62
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  5                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       0
Precip begin          2 AM
Precip end            6 AM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3790                      4300
Transport wnd (mph)                N  8                      SE  3
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  26530                     12900
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ010-190915-
Strafford-
Including the cities of Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      57 (-10)     68 (-8)      50           65
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+4)     62 (-14)     98           63
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  7                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  7        NE  5        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          12 AM        Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 AM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3570                      4170
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 13                     NE  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  39270                     16680
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ009-190915-
Belknap-
Including the cities of Laconia, Gilford, and Meredith
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      58 (-9)      67 (-9)      50           65
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+4)     65 (-5)      95           62
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  5                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            0
Precip begin          1 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   10 AM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            3
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3760                      4160
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  9                     E  2
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  30080                     8320
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ001-190915-
Northern Coos-
Including the cities of Errol, Millsfield, and Colebrook
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     30           30           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      49 (-10)     60 (-16)     43           63
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     68 (+4)      100          59
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     N  5         N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       5            1                         1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing                10 AM
Precip end            Continuing   2 PM                      Continuing
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2420                      3500
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  6                     S  3
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  12100                     10500
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ006-190915-
Southern Carroll-
Including the cities of Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield,
Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, and Moultonborough
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      56 (-10)     66 (-11)     48           64
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+4)     64 (-6)      98           62
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  NE  6                     LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  5        NE  5        LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          9 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 PM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3410                      4070
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 10                     E  2
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  30690                     8140
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

NHZ002>005-190915-
Southern Coos-Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-Southern Grafton-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
Lancaster, Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton, Sugar Hill, Thornton,
Waterville Valley, Woodstock, Jackson, North Conway, Albany,
Conway, Chatham, Crawford Notch, Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland,
Ellsworth, Holderness, Plymouth, and Rumney
323 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           20           20
Temp (24h trend)      52 (-9)      67 (-10)     44           65
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+2)     59 (-5)      99           59
20ftWnd - AM(mph)                  N  5                      LGT/VAR
20ftWnd - PM(mph)     NW  6 G17    N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 PM
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            2
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2980                      3840
Transport wnd (mph)                N  7                      S  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  17880                     15360
CWR                   0            0            0            0

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows
in the lower 50s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs in the upper
60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Daytime humidity values high.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Colder. Lows in the lower 40s.
North winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds
up to 5 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest
winds up to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds up to
5 mph. Daytime humidity values moderate.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds up
to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with chance of rain showers. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Daytime humidity values
moderate.

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

$$



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