May 21, 2015

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER 

Cloud Cover: partly cloudy to mostly clear skies

 

Temperature: mid 60s to lower 70s

 

Relative Humidity: between 19 and 27 percent

 

Wind: range from 6 to 11 mph, with gusts between 17 and 20 mph in the southeastern part of the State

 

Summary: Low humidity and occasional gusty winds will keep the fire danger high for most of the State today.  Otherwise, light winds and slightly lighter winds will result in moderate fire danger for the northern region.  Overall, dry conditions will persist through the weekend.

 

 

  

TODAY'S PREDICTED FIRE DANGER



*See Class Day Definitions Below

FIRE DANGER  ZONES  PREDICTED  CLASS  DAY* 
One  3
Two 3
Three 3
Four 3
Five 3
Six 3
Seven 3
Eight 3
Nine 2
Ten 2
Eleven 2
Twelve 2
Thirteen 2


You can get the weekend fire weather by calling 

(866) 643-4737 or 603-271-2259


WHAT DOES THE CLASS DAY MEAN?
 

Class 1: Low 

Fires are not likely, it may be raining

Class 2: Moderate

Fires are possible in light fuels, day after a rain

 Class 3: High

Fuels in open areas and sunny slopes may spread rapidly

 Class 4:Very High

Fires start easily from all causes
Fires spread and increase in intensity rapidly
Spot fires occur
Fire will burn deep, except in the spring

Class 5: Extreme

Fires will spread very rapidly with severe spotting
Difficult to extinguish, mop-up requires a great deal of effort

Difficult to extinguish, mop-up requires a great deal of effort