Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KGYX
756 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...THE RED FLAG WARNING EXPIRES AS OF 8 PM TONIGHT...

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
AND ALL OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MAINE FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

A HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE AREA TOMORROW AS A
VERY DRY AIR MASS REMAINS IN PLACE. ANYONE CONSIDERING OUTSIDE
BURNING SHOULD MONITOR LATER STATEMENTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE AS WELL AS LOCAL AND STATE OFFICIALS BEFORE BURNING.

MEZ007>009-012>014-019>022-024>028-NHZ001>006-071230-
/O.CAN.KGYX.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150507T0000Z/
/O.CON.KGYX.FW.A.0004.150507T1500Z-150508T0000Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-
756 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY
MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW HAMPSHIRE AND ALL OF
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MAINE...

...THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
EXPIRES AS OF 8 PM THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ALLOWED THE RED FLAG
WARNING TO EXPIRE AS OF 8 PM.

* AFFECTED AREA...COOS... GRAFTON... CARROLL... OXFORD...
  FRANKLIN... CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SOMERSET... CUMBERLAND...
  ANDROSCOGGIN... KENNEBEC... WALDO... SAGADAHOC... LINCOLN... AND
  KNOX COUNTIES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING... FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...70S TO LOWER 80S.

* LIGHTNING...NONE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

MEZ018-023-NHZ009-010-071230-
/O.CON.KGYX.FW.A.0004.150507T1500Z-150508T0000Z/
INTERIOR YORK-COASTAL YORK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-
756 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY
MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS FOR BELKNAP AND STRAFFORD COUNTIES IN NH AND YORK
COUNTY ME...

* AFFECTED AREA...BELKNAP... STRAFFORD... AND YORK COUNTIES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TIMING...FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR 80.

* LIGHTNING...NONE

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

SCHWIBS


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