Tower Quest

Free Visitor's Guide

APRIL 23, 2014


TODAY'S WEATHER 

Cloud Cover: mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with a chance of showers.

 

Temperature: 50's

 

Relative Humidity: between 44 and 56 percent

 

Wind:  range from 10 to 14 mph with gusts between 24 and 29 mph

 

Summary: Except for Coos County, most of the State recieved very little (<0.10") precipitation durning the overnight.  Additionally, although temperatures will be cooler and humidity levels higher, gusty winds will keep the fire danger moderate for most of the state today.  
   Gusty winds and lower humidity values are expected tomorrow, which may increase the fire danger.

 

  

TODAY'S PREDICTED FIRE DANGER



*See Class Day Definitions Below

FIRE DANGER  ZONES  PREDICTED  CLASS  DAY* 
One  2
Two 2
Three 2
Four 2
Five 2
Six 2
Seven 2
Eight 2
Nine 2
Ten 2
Eleven 2
Twelve 2
Thirteen 1


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