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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service GRAY ME
355 AM EDT Sun Sep 20 2020

Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-
Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-Interior York-
Central Interior Cumberland-Interior Cumberland Highlands-
Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-Coastal York-
Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-Coastal Waldo-
Northern Coos-Southern Coos-Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-
Southern Grafton-Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Merrimack-Belknap-
Strafford-Cheshire-Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-
Coastal Rockingham-Western And Central Hillsborough-
355 AM EDT Sun Sep 20 2020

...Elevated Fire Weather Danger Continues Today...

A very dry air mass will combine with dead and dry fuels such as
grass, leaves and twigs to create the potential for uncontrolled
fire spread across western Maine and New Hampshire. This
afternoon, relative humidity values will decrease to low levels
between 20 and 30 percent. Winds will be lighter than Saturday,
generally around 10 mph, with gusts approaching 20 mph near the
coast. Expect continued drying of fuels and increased fire spread
potential. Wind will diminish this evening with increasing
relative humidity values.

Extra caution should be taken to prevent wildfires. Always consult
with local fire officials before engaging in any open burning
activities and comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
Never leave an open fire unattended and always extinguish
campfires completely before leaving.


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gray ME
355 AM EDT Sun Sep 20 2020

Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-Interior York-
Central Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-
Interior Cumberland Highlands-Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Merrimack-
Belknap-Cheshire-Western And Central Hillsborough-
355 AM EDT Sun Sep 20 2020


This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Maine, south central Maine,
southwest Maine, western Maine, New Hampshire, central New
Hampshire, northern New Hampshire and southern New Hampshire.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Freeze Warning.

Elevated fire danger today as minimum relative humidity drops to
near 30 percent this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Dry conditions persist through the forecast period with elevated
fire danger again possible on Tuesday as gusty winds combine with
low relative humidity.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


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