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
229 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT ALONG WITH AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY. DRY WEATHER IS THEN EXPECTED FOR LATE WEEK AND
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

MEZ001-003-004-010915-
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
229 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           30           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           69           47           66
MAX/MIN RH %          100          63           100          51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   N  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.07         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            2 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5610                      5390
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW  5                     N 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  28050                     64680
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  GOOD
CWR                   0            20           0            0
LAL                   2            1            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-010915-
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
229 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           40           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           73           51           68
MAX/MIN RH %          97           63           100          52
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   N  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.06         0.07         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            5 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6300                      5590
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N  5                      N 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  31500                     72670
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  GOOD
CWR                   10           40           10           0
LAL                   2            1            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ010-010915-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
229 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           20           20           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           72           51           66
MAX/MIN RH %          98           63           100          56
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   N  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            2 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6110                      5380
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW  7                     N 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  42770                     64560
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      GOOD
CWR                   20           10           0            0
LAL                   2            1            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-010915-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
229 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           30           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           75           54           71
MAX/MIN RH %          97           62           100          54
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   N  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.05         0.02         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6820                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N  5                      N 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  34100                     80600
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      VERY GOOD
CWR                   30           20           0            0
LAL                   2            1            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ015-010915-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
229 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           20           20           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           76           55           72
MAX/MIN RH %          98           62           100          53
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   N  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 PM        11 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7070                      6600
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW  5                     N 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  35350                     85800
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      VERY GOOD
CWR                   40           30           0            0
LAL                   2            1            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ016-017-010915-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
229 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           40           40           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           75           56           71
MAX/MIN RH %          98           66           100          55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   N  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.21         0.11         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6670                      6420
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N  5                      N 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  33350                     89880
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  VERY GOOD
CWR                   60           60           10           0
LAL                   2            1            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ029-030-010915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
229 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           30           30           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           72           56           72
MAX/MIN RH %          98           72           100          55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   N  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.25         0.09         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5990                      6380
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N  5                      N 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  29950                     95700
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  VERY GOOD
CWR                   60           50           0            0
LAL                   2            1            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.

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

$$



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