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
853 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM CANADA THIS EVENING BRINGING THE
CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO NORTHERN ZONES THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. AS THE FRONT STALLS ACROSS CENTRAL AREAS
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK EXPECT CONTINUED CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MEZ001-003-004-272115-
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
853 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          83           57           79
MAX/MIN RH %          41           100          53
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  5         LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.03         0.14
PRECIP DURATION       1            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7090                      6610
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 11                      W 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     77990                     92540
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
CWR                   10           10           0
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-272115-
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
853 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          86           61           81
MAX/MIN RH %          40           100          54
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.02         0.17
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            3
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7580                      6980
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W  8                      W 11
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     60640                     76780
DISPERSION            GOOD                      GOOD
CWR                   0            0            30
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ010-272115-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
853 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           30           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          86           60           81
MAX/MIN RH %          38           100          52
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.17
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7070                      6680
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W  7                      W  9
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     49490                     60120
DISPERSION            GOOD                      GOOD
CWR                   0            0            40
LAL                   1            2            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-272115-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
853 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           20           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          89           62           85
MAX/MIN RH %          38           100          49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.14
PRECIP DURATION                    0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       4 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7840                      7600
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W  6                      W 10
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     47040                     76000
DISPERSION            FAIR                      GOOD
CWR                   0            0            60
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ015-272115-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
853 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           62           86
MAX/MIN RH %          39           100          48
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.11
PRECIP DURATION                                 2
PRECIP BEGIN                       5 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7980                      7870
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W  6                      SW  9
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     47880                     70830
DISPERSION            FAIR                      GOOD
CWR                   0            0            60
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ016-017-272115-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
853 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            10           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           62           85
MAX/MIN RH %          40           100          49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.06
PRECIP DURATION                                 2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7920                      7810
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W  6                      SW 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     47520                     101530
DISPERSION            FAIR                      VERY GOOD
CWR                   0            0            20
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-272115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
853 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            10           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          84           60           82
MAX/MIN RH %          51           100          54
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  7        SW  6        S  6 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7040                      7020
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W  7                      SW 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     49280                     105300
DISPERSION            FAIR                      VERY GOOD
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

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

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

$$

HEWITT



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