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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:40 PM EDT on May 20, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 21, 2018


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through
Monday evening for critical fire weather conditions for New
Hampshire and western Maine...

The National Weather Service in gray has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for critical fire weather conditions, which is in effect
from Monday afternoon through Monday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 001 northern Coos, fire
weather zone 002 southern Coos, fire weather zone 003 northern
Grafton, fire weather zone 004 northern Carroll, fire weather
zone 005 southern Grafton, fire weather zone 006 southern
Carroll, fire weather zone 007 northern Oxford, fire weather
zone 007 Sullivan, fire weather zone 008 northern Franklin,
fire weather zone 008 Merrimack, fire weather zone 009 Central
Somerset, fire weather zone 009 Belknap, fire weather zone 010
Strafford, fire weather zone 011 Cheshire, fire weather zone
012 southern Oxford, fire weather zone 012 eastern
Hillsborough, fire weather zone 013 southern Franklin, fire
weather zone 013 interior Rockingham, fire weather zone 014
southern Somerset, fire weather zone 014 coastal Rockingham,
fire weather zone 015 western and central Hillsborough, fire
weather zone 018 interior York, fire weather zone 019 interior
Cumberland, fire weather zone 020 Androscoggin, fire weather
zone 021 Kennebec, fire weather zone 022 interior Waldo, fire
weather zone 023 coastal York, fire weather zone 024 coastal
Cumberland, fire weather zone 025 Sagadahoc, fire weather zone
026 Lincoln, fire weather zone 027 Knox and fire weather zone
028 coastal Waldo.

* Winds... west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Timing... Monday afternoon and early evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 25 to 30 percent.

* Temperatures... mostly in the 70s.

* Lightning... none

* impacts... the combination of low humidity, gusty west winds, and
nearly full sunshine will result in critical fire conditions on
Monday. Fires could spread rabidly if they occur. Use extra
care to avoid starting a fire.


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.




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