Weather Alerts for Turner Maine

Issued by the National Weather Service

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
TURNER MAINE

Areas Affected:
Androscoggin - Central Interior Cumberland - Coastal Cumberland - Coastal York - Interior Cumberland Highlands - Interior York - Southern Oxford
Effective: Tue, 9/22 9:00am Updated: Mon, 9/21 8:50pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Tue, 9/22 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...HIGH FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE TUESDAY...
.A very dry pattern continues over the region with fuels
continuing to dry even as days become shorter and temperatures
begin to cool. Although a tropical system looms east over the
ocean, it produces a dry, northerly wind over New Hampshire and
southwest Maine on Tuesday. Afternoon humidity is expected to fall
to 25-30 percent over these areas with winds sustained around
10-15 mph, gusting to 20-30 mph. These conditions combined with
dry fuels and ample afternoon sunshine are expected to produce
high fire danger on Tuesday.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR NEW
HAMPSHIRE AND SOUTHWEST MAINE...
The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for critical fire weather conditions, which is in effect
from Tuesday morning through Tuesday 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 Sullivan, Fire Weather Zone 008
Merrimack, 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 Interior Rockingham, Fire
Weather Zone 014 Coastal Rockingham, Fire Weather Zone 015
Western And Central Hillsborough, Fire Weather Zone 018
Interior York, Fire Weather Zone 019 Central Interior
Cumberland, Fire Weather Zone 020 Androscoggin, Fire Weather
Zone 023 Coastal York, Fire Weather Zone 024 Coastal
Cumberland and Fire Weather Zone 033 Interior Cumberland
Highlands.
* Timing...Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening.
* Winds...North 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 28 mph.
* Relative Humidity...As low as 25 percent.
* Temperatures...In the mid 50s.
* Lightning...None.
* Impacts...Dry and breezy weather combined with dry surface fuels
may lead to extensive fire occurrence or rapid fire growth
during the daytime hours.

Information:
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.