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FNUS51 KGYX 250146  
FWFGYX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL BRING A HIGH CHANCE OF WETTING  
RAINS THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE FRONT WILL STALL AND KEEP THE  
THREAT OF RAIN GOING FOR MUCH OF THE DAY SATURDAY TOO, ESPECIALLY  
ACROSS WESTERN MAINE. DRIER AIR MOVES BACK INTO THE ENTIRE REGION  
SUNDAY BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST MONDAY.  
 
MEZ023>025-250915-  
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  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 70 80 80  
TEMP (24H TREND) 58 (-8) 72 (-1) 58 73  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+1) 77 (-10) 100 59  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 7 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.62 0.11 0.80 0.38  
PRECIP DURATION 6 4 12 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
LAL 3 1 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2160 4710  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 3 NW 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 6480 51810  
CWR 100 30 100 50  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ018-019-033-250915-  
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  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 60 80 80  
TEMP (24H TREND) 54 (-13) 72 (-1) 56 73  
RH % (24H TREND) 98 (0) 70 (-18) 100 60  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 7 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.54 0.05 0.84 0.34  
PRECIP DURATION 4 2 10 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 3 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3240 5250  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 3 NW 14  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 9720 63000  
CWR 90 20 100 40  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ014-020>022-250915-  
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  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 70 80 80  
TEMP (24H TREND) 57 (-8) 72 (-2) 58 70  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (0) 79 (-7) 100 72  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.70 0.16 0.77 0.58  
PRECIP DURATION 8 4 12 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2820 3900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 3 NW 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 8460 42900  
CWR 100 40 100 100  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ026>028-250915-  
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  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 70 90 90  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (-4) 71 (-1) 59 71  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (0) 89 (+2) 100 71  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) S 6 G20 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.50 0.32 0.71 0.46  
PRECIP DURATION 8 6 12 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 2 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1810 2610  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 3 NW 12  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 5430 26100  
CWR 100 90 100 90  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ007>009-012-013-250915-  
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  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 40 70 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 47 (-17) 71 (+1) 52 68  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+1) 59 (-28) 100 63  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 6 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.67 0.03 0.72 0.61  
PRECIP DURATION 5 1 8 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3740 4030  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 5 NW 15  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 14960 52390  
CWR 90 0 100 100  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ001-002-250915-  
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ERROL, MILLSFIELD, COLEBROOK, BERLIN,  
DUMMER, MILAN, YORK POND, AND LANCASTER  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 20 60 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 45 (-18) 71 (+3) 49 65  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+6) 54 (-29) 100 61  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 5 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.27 0.00 0.28 0.27  
PRECIP DURATION 1 5 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 10 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3910 3650  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 5 NW 14  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 15640 43800  
CWR 0 0 90 70  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ003-004-250915-  
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  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 20 50 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 46 (-19) 71 (+3) 51 68  
RH % (24H TREND) 99 (+3) 57 (-28) 99 61  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 6 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.18 0.00 0.29 0.16  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 11 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3670 4340  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 3 NW 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 11010 47740  
CWR 0 0 90 20  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ005-006-009-250915-  
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  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 40 60 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 48 (-18) 73 (+2) 53 70  
RH % (24H TREND) 98 (0) 59 (-26) 100 59  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 7 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.15 0.01 0.38 0.14  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1 8 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 2 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 12 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 2 2  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3900 5040  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 3 NW 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 11700 70560  
CWR 0 0 100 10  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ007-008-011-015-250915-  
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  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 20 50 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 48 (-19) 72 (+1) 52 71  
RH % (24H TREND) 99 (+2) 58 (-21) 100 56  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 7 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.02 0.27 0.06  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 2 1 2 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3870 5360  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 3 NW 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 11610 80400  
CWR 0 0 90 0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ010-012-013-250915-  
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  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 50 70 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 53 (-15) 72 (-3) 56 73  
RH % (24H TREND) 98 (0) 68 (-16) 100 58  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 8 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.24 0.04 0.57 0.16  
PRECIP DURATION 2 1 8 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 3 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
LAL 3 1 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3390 5490  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 3 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 10170 76860  
CWR 40 20 100 10  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ014-250915-  
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENLAND, PORTSMOUTH, RYE, HAMPTON,  
HAMPTON FALLS, NORTH HAMPTON, AND SEABROOK  
946 PM EDT FRI SEP 24 2021  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 60 80 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 57 (-10) 72 (-2) 59 74  
RH % (24H TREND) 98 (+1) 74 (-11) 100 59  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) SW 5 G20 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 7 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.41 0.05 0.62 0.21  
PRECIP DURATION 3 2 9 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 4 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING 2 PM  
LAL 3 1 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2160 5210  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 3 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 6480 72940  
CWR 80 20 100 20  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION BELOW NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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