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Maine, Southern Oxford

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:13 AM EDT on May 07, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 07, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM EDT
this evening for critical fire weather conditions...

The National Weather Service in gray has issued a red flag
warning for critical fire weather conditions... which is in effect
from 11 am this morning to 8 PM EDT this evening. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* 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 008 northern Franklin... fire weather zone
009 Central Somerset... fire weather zone 009 Belknap... fire
weather zone 010 Strafford... fire weather zone 012 southern
Oxford... fire weather zone 013 southern Franklin... fire
weather zone 014 southern Somerset... 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 20 mph.

* Timing... from late this morning through evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 20 percent.

* Temperatures... in the 70s to near 80.

* Lightning... none.

* Impacts... any fires may spread rapidly and uncontrollably.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures will
create explosive fire growth potential.





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