Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN AND NORTHERN MAINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
309 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...
UNSETTLED WEATHER CONTINUES THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH SOME RAIN
EXPECTED. TONIGHT THE RAIN WILL BE MAINLY ACROSS CENTRAL AND THE
DOWNEAST REGION. RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP
OFF ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN AREAS ON FRIDAY. MORE MOISTURE
WILL MOVE IN FOR THE WEEKEND.

$$

MEZ001-003-004-060915-
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...
BAXTER ST PARK...CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...
MOUNT KATAHDIN
309 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           0            0            20
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           63           41           66
MAX/MIN RH %          96           40           100          51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  6                      SE  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      2
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM                                   8 AM
PRECIP END            6 AM                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3580                      3410
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N  6                      S 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  20730                     47520
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  FAIR
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-060915-
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS
309 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           0            0            20
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           63           42           66
MAX/MIN RH %          95           41           98           55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  7                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE  8        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       3                                      0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   3 PM
PRECIP END            6 AM                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3780                      3740
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N  7                      S 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  25340                     45110
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  FAIR
CWR                   30           0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ010-060915-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
309 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           0            0            40
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           62           41           62
MAX/MIN RH %          96           45           100          64
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  6                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE  8        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.00         0.00         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       2                                      2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   6 AM
PRECIP END            6 AM                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3470                      2920
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE  5                     S 10
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  18410                     28330
DISPERSION                         POOR                      MARGINAL
CWR                   20           0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-060915-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
309 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           0            0            30
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           63           43           64
MAX/MIN RH %          98           47           100          62
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  8                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 10        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.21         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       7                                      1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   6 AM
PRECIP END            6 AM                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3770                      3550
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE  7                     S 10
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  26060                     33710
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  MARGINAL
CWR                   60           0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            2            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ015-060915-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
309 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           0            0            30
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           64           44           64
MAX/MIN RH %          95           49           99           60
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  8                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 11        NE  5        LGT/VAR      SE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.19         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       6                                      2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   6 AM
PRECIP END            6 AM                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3960                      3730
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE  8                     S  9
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  32300                     31630
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  MARGINAL
CWR                   60           0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ016-017-060915-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
309 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           0            0            30
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           61           42           62
MAX/MIN RH %          97           54           100          64
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  9 G19                  LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 12 G20    NE  5        LGT/VAR      SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.38         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       8                                      1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   7 AM
PRECIP END            6 AM                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3320                      3130
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE  8                     S 10
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  27600                     30450
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  MARGINAL
CWR                   80           0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-060915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
309 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           0            0            40
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           59           42           59
MAX/MIN RH %          98           59           100          69
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N 10 G22                  E  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 15 G23    NE  6        E  5         SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.44         0.00         0.00         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       7                                      2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   6 AM
PRECIP END            6 AM                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2880                      2470
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 10                     SE  9
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  28250                     22440
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  MARGINAL
CWR                   80           0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND
60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.

$$



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