403  
FNUS51 KGYX 042201  
FWFGYX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
***THIS PRODUCT IS CURRENTLY AUTOMATED AND WILL NOT BE UPDATED  
WITH REGULAR FORECAST UPDATES. IT SHOULD BE USED FOR PLANNING  
PURPOSES ONLY. IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER INFORMATION,  
PLEASE CONTACT THE NWS OFFICE IN GRAY, MAINE***.  
 
MEZ104-050900-  
WESTERN MAINE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FARMINGTON, RUMFORD, BETHEL, EUSTIS,  
JACKMAN, AND CARRABASSETT VALLEY  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE DRIZZLE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 70 80 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 29 (-2) 43 (-6) 34 52  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (0) 78 (+19) 100 76  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) S 8 G23 NW 5  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) S 9 G25 S 9 G23 S 8 G20 NE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.10 0.18 0.11  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2 8 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1400 1570  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 14 N 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 16800 9420  
CWR 30 50 50  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ107-050900-  
KENNEBEC RIVER VALLEY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AUGUSTA, WATERVILLE, SKOWHEGAN, AUBURN,  
LEWISTON, LIBERTY, AND LIVERMORE  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 70 100 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (-2) 42 (-11) 37 55  
RH % (24H TREND) 97 (-2) 84 (+43) 100 70  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) SE 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.13 0.37 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 2 9 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1320 2290  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 9 N 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 10560 13740  
CWR 0 40 90 90  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ109-050900-  
LAKES REGION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SANFORD, NORTH WINDHAM, GRAY,  
NEW GLOUCESER, FRYEBURG, SOUTH PARIS, AND HIRAM  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE DRIZZLE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 80 80 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (0) 42 (-7) 37 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 97 (-1) 86 (+27) 100 71  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) E 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.22 0.30 0.05  
PRECIP DURATION 0 5 7 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1150 2190  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 6 S 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 5750 13140  
CWR 80 80 80  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ110-050900-  
BEACHES AND CASCO BAY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF KITTERY, YORK, KENNEBUNK, SCARBOROUGH,  
PORTLAND, YARMOUTH, FREEPORT, BRUNSWICK, TOPSHAM,  
BOOTHBAY HARBOR, AND DAMARISCOTTA  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE DRIZZLE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 80 100 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34 (-4) 42 (-7) 38 56  
RH % (24H TREND) 96 (+1) 86 (+24) 100 72  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) E 6 LGT/VAR NE 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.21 0.42 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 0 4 9 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 2 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1180 1680  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 8 S 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 8260 8400  
CWR 80 90 90  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ111-050900-  
MID-COAST-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WALDOBORO, ROCKLAND, CAMDEN,  
LINCOLNVILLE, BELFAST, SEARSPORT, ISLESBORO, AND VINALHAVEN  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 70 90 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (-7) 41 (-9) 37 53  
RH % (24H TREND) 99 (+1) 89 (+40) 100 77  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) SE 5 NW 5  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) SE 6 G17 SE 6 E 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.11 0.47 0.03  
PRECIP DURATION 3 9 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1210 2010  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 10 W 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 10890 12060  
CWR 0 40 100 100  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ021-050900-  
COOS COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ERROL, MILLSFIELD, COLEBROOK, BERLIN,  
DUMMER, MILAN, YORK POND, AND LANCASTER  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 70 70 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30 (-5) 47 (+1) 35 51  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+1) 71 (+1) 100 79  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) S 9 G23 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) SE 10 G26 S 9 G24 S 8 G21 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.11 0.13 0.16  
PRECIP DURATION 4 7 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1450 890  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 13 N 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 15950 4450  
CWR 0 40 40 50  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ022-050900-  
WHITE MOUNTIANS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLN, LITTLETON, THORNTON,  
WATERVILLE VALLEY, WOODSTOCK, JACKSON, NORTH CONWAY, CONWAY,  
AND CRAWFORD NOTCH  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE FRZ DRZL RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 80 70 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (-5) 43 (-3) 35 56  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+3) 82 (+8) 100 75  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) S 5 G19 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) SE 6 G23 S 5 G19 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.21 0.16 0.12  
PRECIP DURATION 0 6 5 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1160 1750  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 10 SW 8  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 10440 12250  
CWR 80 80 40  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ023-050900-  
CENTRAL LAKES-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEBANON, PLYMOUTH, LACONIA, WOLFEBORO,  
ALTON, AND OSSIPEE  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE DRIZZLE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 80 70 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (-6) 42 (-7) 37 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+2) 85 (+14) 100 72  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) E 5 G17 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.24 0.19 0.09  
PRECIP DURATION 0 6 5 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1160 1960  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 8 SW 8  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 8120 13720  
CWR 90 90 30  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ024-050900-  
LAKE SUNAPEE AND MONADNOCKS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLAREMONT, KEENE, AND JAFFREY  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE DRIZZLE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 80 70 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34 (-5) 43 (-10) 37 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+4) 86 (+20) 100 73  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.26 0.12 0.09  
PRECIP DURATION 0 8 4 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1090 1880  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 8 SW 9  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 7630 15040  
CWR 90 90 30  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ025-050900-  
MERRIMACK VALLEY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MANCHESTER, NASHUA, WEARE, AND DERRY  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE DRIZZLE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 80 70 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36 (-10) 43 (-9) 38 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 98 (+9) 88 (+24) 100 70  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) NE 5 NE 5 N 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.28 0.21 0.07  
PRECIP DURATION 0 6 5 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING 12 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 2 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1180 1840  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) E 7 SW 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 7080 11040  
CWR 90 90 40  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NHZ026-050900-  
SEACOAST-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PORTSMOUTH, DOVER, HAMPTON, AND EXETER  
500 PM EST MON MAR 4 2024  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE DRIZZLE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 90 80 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36 (-7) 43 (-6) 39 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 97 (0) 88 (+24) 100 73  
20FTWND - AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND - PM(MPH) NE 6 NE 6 N 6 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.29 0.30 0.06  
PRECIP DURATION 0 5 6 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING 12 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 2 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1180 1880  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) E 7 SW 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 7080 11280  
CWR 90 90 80  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES HIGH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES MODERATE.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES HIGH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF  
SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.  
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. DAYTIME HUMIDITY VALUES HIGH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. DAYTIME  
HUMIDITY VALUES HIGH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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