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
358 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM SOUTHWEST FLOW WITH 10-15 MPH WINDS WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS
COMBINED WITH RELATIVELY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN INTERIOR
PORTIONS WILL MAKE CONDITIONS REACH MARGINAL RED FLAG WARNING
CONDITIONS TODAY.

TONIGHT A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION WITH SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND EVEN AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS
ON TUESDAY WITH DRY CONDITIONS AND NOT QUITE AS WARM TEMPERATURES
WITH A DEVELOPING WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW.

NHZ001>009-011-012-015-042130-
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLEBROOK...BERLIN...LANCASTER...
LITTLETON...NORTH CONWAY...LEBANON...HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...
WOLFEBORO...OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...CHARLESTOWN...
CONCORD...HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...JAFFREY...KEENE...
MANCHESTER...NASHUA...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE
358 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            30           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
TEMP (24H TREND)      80 (+8)      48 (+4)      74
RH % (24H TREND)      25 (+1)      92 (+12)     31
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NW  8 G19
20FTWND PM(MPH)       SW 10 G20    SW 10 G27    NW  9 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.03
PRECIP DURATION                    2            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   11 AM
LAL                   1            2            2
HAINES                5            5            3
MIXING HGT            10860                     8340
TRANSPORT WIND        SW 17                     NW 16
VENTILATION RATE      162900                    116760
CWR                   0            10           0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NHZ010-013-014-042130-
STRAFFORD-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...DERRY...
EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
358 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            30           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
TEMP (24H TREND)      82 (+9)      56 (+12)     76
RH % (24H TREND)      24 (-7)      75 (-16)     34
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   W  7
20FTWND PM(MPH)       SW 10        SW  9        NW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.06
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   12 PM
LAL                   1            2            2
HAINES                5            5            3
MIXING HGT            10770                     8220
TRANSPORT WIND        SW 16                     NW 16
VENTILATION RATE      150780                    115080
CWR                   0            10           10

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ007>009-042130-
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN
358 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            20           0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      76 (+7)      45 (+3)      67
RH % (24H TREND)      28 (+1)      96 (+17)     29
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NW 11 G21
20FTWND PM(MPH)       SW  9 G20    SW 10 G29    NW 12 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    2
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM
PRECIP END                         5 AM
LAL                   1            2            1
HAINES                5            4            4
MIXING HGT            10780                     7970
TRANSPORT WIND        SW 18                     W 21
VENTILATION RATE      172480                    143460
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ018>022-042130-
INTERIOR YORK-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-
INTERIOR WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANFORD...BERWICK...NORTH WINDHAM...
GORHAM...BRIDGTON...LEWISTON...AUBURN...LIVERMORE FALLS...
AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...UNITY
358 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            20           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
TEMP (24H TREND)      80 (+11)     54 (+14)     74
RH % (24H TREND)      29 (-10)     77 (-19)     29
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NW  8
20FTWND PM(MPH)       SW  9        SW  9        NW 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.01
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   11 AM
LAL                   1            2            2
HAINES                5            5            4
MIXING HGT            10390                     8100
TRANSPORT WIND        SW 22                     NW 17
VENTILATION RATE      197410                    121500
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ012>014-042130-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...
FARMINGTON...WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD
358 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
TEMP (24H TREND)      79 (+6)      52 (+11)     72
RH % (24H TREND)      27 (-4)      80 (-12)     27
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NW  8
20FTWND PM(MPH)       SW  9        SW  8        NW 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
LAL                   1            2            1
HAINES                5            5            3
MIXING HGT            10800                     7980
TRANSPORT WIND        SW 17                     W 17
VENTILATION RATE      162000                    119700
CWR                   0            0            0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ023>028-042130-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...
TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...
ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE
358 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC(%)         0            40           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
TEMP (24H TREND)      75 (+15)     50 (+10)     74
RH % (24H TREND)      38 (-15)     84 (-11)     31
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   W  8
20FTWND PM(MPH)       S 10         SW 10 G19    W  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.03
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   12 PM
LAL                   1            2            2
HAINES                5            5            3
MIXING HGT            9700                      8080
TRANSPORT WIND        SW 14                     NW 16
VENTILATION RATE      116400                    113120
CWR                   0            10           0

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES HIGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES
MODERATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.

$$


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