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
251 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AS WELL. LOCALIZED
WETTING RAINFALL POSSIBLE. THE THREAT OF SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
RIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. DRIER WEATHER LOOKS TO SET IN FOR THE
WEEKEND.

MEZ001-003-004-310915-
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
251 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           30           50           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           74           52           69
MAX/MIN RH %          97           61           100          67
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.06         0.06         0.13
PRECIP DURATION       3            2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5020                      4590
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 13                      NE  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  65260                     32130
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   10           10           20           40
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-310915-
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
251 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           40           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           77           54           72
MAX/MIN RH %          96           57           100          67
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.05         0.05         0.14
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5460                      5150
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 13                      NE  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  70980                     30900
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   10           10           10           50
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ010-310915-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
251 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           50           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           75           56           71
MAX/MIN RH %          93           61           100          64
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.06         0.08         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          12 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5180                      4920
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 14                      NE  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  72520                     19680
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   10           10           30           20
LAL                   1            3            3            2
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-310915-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
251 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           50           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           79           58           74
MAX/MIN RH %          93           57           100          61
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.09         0.10
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          2 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5990                      5740
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 14                      E  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  83860                     28700
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
CWR                   0            10           30           30
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ015-310915-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
251 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           60           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           81           61           76
MAX/MIN RH %          93           55           100          59
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.10         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN          3 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6230                      6030
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 15                      NE  2
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  93450                     12060
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 POOR
CWR                   0            20           40           20
LAL                   1            3            3            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ016-017-310915-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
251 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           60           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           80           60           76
MAX/MIN RH %          96           55           100          64
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  5        SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.15         0.15
PRECIP DURATION                    1            6            4
PRECIP BEGIN          4 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6030                      6010
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 15                      S  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  90450                     30050
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
CWR                   0            10           60           50
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-310915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
251 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           20           70           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           78           61           77
MAX/MIN RH %          99           60           100          63
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  6                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  7        SW  8 G17    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.22         0.11
PRECIP DURATION                    1            7            3
PRECIP BEGIN          5 AM         1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5430                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 18                      SW 10
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  97740                     58000
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 GOOD
CWR                   0            10           70           30
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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

$$



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