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
335 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE SOUTH OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN WARM AND HUMID
WEATHER ACROSS THE AREA OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SHOWERS AND
PERHAPS ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THU AFTERNOON INTO THE
NIGHT. A SOMEWHAT GREATER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS
EXPECTED FRI AFTERNOON AND EVENING, AND THE RISK FOR STRONG STORMS
WILL DEFINITELY BE HIGHER ON FRIDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-250930-
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
335 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            40           40           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           81           65           80
MAX/MIN RH %          90           52           100          54
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        SW  7        LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.05         0.06         0.13
PRECIP DURATION                    2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3590                      1840
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 17                     N/A
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  61030
DISPERSION                         GOOD
CWR                   0            20           40           50
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-250930-
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
335 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            30           40           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           82           65           81
MAX/MIN RH %          95           51           97           58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  5        SW  7        LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.06         0.14
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4070                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 14                     N/A
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  56980
DISPERSION                         GOOD
CWR                   0            10           20           50
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ010-250930-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
335 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            30           40           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           81           64           80
MAX/MIN RH %          94           51           99           55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW  7        LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.05         0.16
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3560                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 15                     N/A
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  53400
DISPERSION                         GOOD
CWR                   0            10           20           40
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-250930-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
335 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           40           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           83           65           83
MAX/MIN RH %          97           49           97           58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  5        SW  8        S  5         SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.17
PRECIP DURATION                    0            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4310                      2080
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 17                     N/A
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  73270
DISPERSION                         GOOD
CWR                   0            10           10           30
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ015-250930-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
335 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           30           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           83           66           84
MAX/MIN RH %          98           50           95           56
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   SW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        SW  8 G18    S  6 G17     SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.18
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       4 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4480                      2310
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 18                     N/A
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  80640
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD
CWR                   0            0            10           30
LAL                   1            2            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ016-017-250930-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
335 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            10           30           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           82           64           83
MAX/MIN RH %          99           50           98           61
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   SW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        SW  8 G20    S  6 G18     SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.16
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4450                      2080
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 21                     N/A
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  93450
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD
CWR                   0            0            10           20
LAL                   1            2            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-250930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
335 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            10           30           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           78           62           82
MAX/MIN RH %          100          59           98           63
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  6 G20                 SW  9
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  7        SW 10 G22    S  9 G20     SW  8 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.10
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4300                      1920
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 24                     N/A
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  103200
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD
CWR                   0            0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            2            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

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

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

$$



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