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
248 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. THIS WILL BRING FROST AND FREEZE CONDITIONS TONIGHT.
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN CHILLY ON FRIDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S
AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING TO NEAR 25 PERCENT IN THE
AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM BACK TOWARDS 70F BY SUNDAY WITH
INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS.

MEZ001-003-004-010-191900-
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL 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...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
248 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            20
MIN/MAX TEMP          24           53           36           61
MAX/MIN RH %          93           26           71           59
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   SW  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  6        W  5         SW  5        SW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                                              1
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 10 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4350                      4010
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW  7                     SW 21
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  43850                     91690
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-191900-
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
248 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            20
MIN/MAX TEMP          26           55           36           60
MAX/MIN RH %          85           25           72           54
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  5                     SW  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  6        NW  6        SW  5        SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                              0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 2 PM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4450                      3950
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW  9                     SW 25
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  52320                     103710
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-191900-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
CENTRAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...
MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...DOVER-FOXCROFT...
MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
248 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           56           36           62
MAX/MIN RH %          77           24           82           52
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   SW  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  6        NW  5        SW  5        SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4780                      4350
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 12                     SW 26
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  79830                     117480
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-191900-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
248 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           57           41           61
MAX/MIN RH %          69           23           83           59
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  6                      SW 10
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       N  8         NW  7        SW  6        SW 13
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4860                      3930
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 16                      SW 28
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  86950                     113550
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

$$

HASTINGS



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