772  
FNUS51 KGYX 221645  
FWFGYX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
STRONG WESTERLY WINDS WILL BRING MUCH DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION  
TODAY WITH TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.  
IT WILL REMAIN DRY ON FRIDAY WITH CONTINUED GUSTY WINDS. WINDS  
WILL DIMINISH ON SATURDAY...BUT DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE.  
ANOTHER WETTING RAIN IS LIKELY BY SUNDAY INTO MONDAY OF NEXT WEEK.  
 
MEZ023>025-222115-  
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BIDDEFORD, SACO, OLD ORCHARD BEACH,  
KITTERY, PORTLAND, CAPE ELIZABETH, SOUTH PORTLAND, WESTBROOK,  
YARMOUTH, BRUNSWICK, ARROWSIC, BATH, PHIPPSBURG, BOWDOINHAM,  
TOPSHAM, AND BOWDOIN  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 20 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 41 (-18) 32 (+1) 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 36 (-29) 62 (-33) 32  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) W 17 G39 W 16 G34  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) W 21 G41 W 16 G37 W 17 G33  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 5 PM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6930 6990  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 33 W 32  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 200970 195720  
CWR 0 0 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ018-019-033-222115-  
INTERIOR YORK-CENTRAL INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-  
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND HIGHLANDS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HOLLIS, ALFRED, LEBANON, SANFORD,  
GOODWINS MILLS, BUXTON, LIMINGTON, BERWICK, NEW GLOUCESTER, GRAY,  
NORTH WINDHAM, GORHAM, BRIDGTON, HARRISON, AND NAPLES  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 41 (-19) 31 (+1) 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 37 (-22) 62 (-33) 32  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) W 16 G36 W 15 G31  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) W 21 G39 W 15 G36 W 17 G33  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 5 PM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6800 6660  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 35 W 32  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 204000 186480  
CWR 0 0 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ014-020>022-222115-  
SOUTHERN SOMERSET-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ATHENS, CORNVILLE, SKOWHEGAN, PALMYRA,  
PITTSFIELD, EMBDEN, MADISON, 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  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 20 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 40 (-18) 31 (+2) 55  
RH % (24H TREND) 40 (-19) 59 (-38) 35  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) NW 14 G34 W 15 G31  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) W 19 G36 W 15 G34 W 17 G33  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6430 6470  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 33 W 32  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 186470 181160  
CWR 0 0 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ026>028-222115-  
LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WHITEFIELD, DRESDEN, ALNA, BREMEN,  
BRISTOL, DAMARISCOTTA, NEWCASTLE, BOOTHBAY HARBOR, WISCASSET,  
WALDOBORO, OWLS HEAD, ROCKLAND, APPLETON, CAMDEN, HOPE, ROCKPORT,  
THOMASTON, BELFAST, NORTHPORT, SEARSMONT, AND LINCOLNVILLE  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 20 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 40 (-18) 31 (0) 56  
RH % (24H TREND) 39 (-29) 61 (-36) 35  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) W 14 G36 W 16 G34  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) W 19 G41 W 16 G39 W 17 G32  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 5 PM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6430 6770  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 32 W 32  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 180040 189560  
CWR 0 0 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ007>009-012-013-222115-  
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-  
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF UPTON, WILSONS MILLS, ANDOVER, BYRON,  
MIDDLE DAM, ROXBURY, SOUTH ARM, COBURN GORE, DAVIS, OQUOSSOC,  
RANGELEY, AVON, KINGFIELD, PHILLIPS, NEW PORTLAND, BRASSUA,  
LONG POND, MOOSEHEAD, PITTSTON FARM, SEBOOMOOK, BINGHAM, JACKMAN,  
BETHEL, BRYANT POND, HANOVER, LOCKE MILLS, MILTON, NEWRY,  
RUMFORD, NORWAY, FRYEBURG, OXFORD, FARMINGTON, NEW SHARON,  
NEW VINEYARD, TEMPLE, WILTON, CHESTERVILLE, AND JAY  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 30 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 35 (-8) 23 (0) 52  
RH % (24H TREND) 48 (-20) 71 (-26) 38  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) NW 15 G36 W 18 G39  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) NW 18 G39 W 16 G37 W 17 G39  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 AM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5680 5660  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 36 W 36  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 176080 175460  
CWR 0 0 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ001-002-222115-  
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ERROL, MILLSFIELD, COLEBROOK, BERLIN,  
DUMMER, MILAN, YORK POND, AND LANCASTER  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 30 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 32 (-8) 22 (+3) 48  
RH % (24H TREND) 54 (-24) 78 (-20) 46  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) NW 16 G41 W 18 G41  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) W 20 G44 W 18 G43 W 17 G41  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 AM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5150 4690  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 36 W 32  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 159650 131320  
CWR 10 10 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ003-004-222115-  
NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BETHLEHEM, LINCOLN, LITTLETON,  
SUGAR HILL, THORNTON, WATERVILLE VALLEY, WOODSTOCK, JACKSON,  
NORTH CONWAY, ALBANY, CONWAY, CHATHAM, AND CRAWFORD NOTCH  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 20 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36 (-8) 24 (+3) 52  
RH % (24H TREND) 48 (-33) 76 (-21) 39  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) NW 17 G42 W 16 G42  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) NW 20 G47 W 18 G47 W 15 G41  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 AM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5650 5630  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 35 W 30  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 169500 146380  
CWR 10 0 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ005-006-009-222115-  
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-BELKNAP-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEBANON, LYME, ASHLAND, ELLSWORTH,  
HOLDERNESS, PLYMOUTH, RUMNEY, WAKEFIELD, BRIDGEWATER, BROOKFIELD,  
OSSIPEE, TUFTONBORO, WOLFEBORO, MOULTONBOROUGH, LACONIA, GILFORD,  
AND MEREDITH  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 20 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 39 (-11) 28 (+3) 56  
RH % (24H TREND) 41 (-30) 69 (-29) 34  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) W 17 G36 W 15 G32  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) W 20 G39 W 16 G36 W 15 G33  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6350 6600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 37 W 32  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 203200 184800  
CWR 0 0 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ007-008-011-015-222115-  
SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-CHESHIRE-WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLAREMONT, CORNISH, UNITY, CROYDON,  
GOSHEN, GRANTHAM, LEMPSTER, NEWPORT, CHARLESTOWN, BOSCAWEN,  
CANTERBURY, CONCORD, DUNBARTON, LOUDON, HOOKSETT, GILSUM, KEENE,  
MARLOW, SULLIVAN, SURRY, JAFFREY, AMHERST, MILFORD, MONT VERNON,  
GOFFSTOWN, PETERBOROUGH, SHARON, HOLLIS, AND WEARE  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 20 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 41 (-14) 28 (+2) 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 36 (-27) 68 (-30) 31  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) NW 15 G35 W 14 G29  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) W 19 G36 W 14 G34 W 14 G32  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 5 PM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6890 6980  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 39 W 30  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 234260 181480  
CWR 0 0 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ010-012-013-222115-  
STRAFFORD-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BARRINGTON, ROCHESTER, DOVER,  
ROLLINSFORD, SOMERSWORTH, DURHAM, MADBURY, MANCHESTER, PELHAM,  
NASHUA, SALEM, ATKINSON, NEWTON, PLAISTOW, CHESTER, DERRY,  
HAMPSTEAD, AND EXETER  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 43 (-23) 31 (+2) 59  
RH % (24H TREND) 33 (-15) 61 (-31) 29  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) W 17 G35 W 14 G31  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) W 20 G37 W 15 G36 W 16 G32  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM  
PRECIP END 5 PM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7130 7450  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 36 W 31  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 221030 201150  
CWR 0 0 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ014-222115-  
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENLAND, PORTSMOUTH, RYE, HAMPTON,  
HAMPTON FALLS, NORTH HAMPTON, AND SEABROOK  
1245 PM EDT THU APR 22 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 44 (-21) 33 (+2) 59  
RH % (24H TREND) 34 (-23) 59 (-34) 31  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) W 19 G39 W 16 G32  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) W 22 G40 W 17 G37 W 17 G35  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM  
PRECIP END 5 PM  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7150 7390  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 37 W 32  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 228800 206920  
CWR 0 0 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS  
AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES HIGH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE  
MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
15 TO 20 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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