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
351 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
   EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO NORTHERN AND DOWN
EAST MAINE THIS AFTERNOON.

&&

$$

MEZ001-003-004-010-232130-
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
351 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20
MAX/MIN TEMP          52           37           65
MIN/MAX RH %          21           80           32
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW 11 G26                 W  9 G23
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 13 G28     W  7 G20     W 13 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7850                      7850
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 26                     W 26
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     214990                    211010
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-232130-
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
351 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
MAX/MIN TEMP          55           37           67
MIN/MAX RH %          21           70           32
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW 11 G26                 W  8 G22
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 14 G27     W  6 G21     W 11 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         12 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            11 AM        CONTINUING   12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7950                      7880
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 26                     W 26
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     206780                    229180
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-232130-
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
351 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20
MAX/MIN TEMP          58           40           72
MIN/MAX RH %          17           60           35
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW 11 G23                 SW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 14 G24     W  6 G19     W  9 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    7 AM
PRECIP END                                      12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8250                      8300
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 26                     W 26
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     231790                    233590
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-232130-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
351 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          58           42           70
MIN/MAX RH %          23           76           37
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       W 12 G22                  SW  9 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 13 G23     SW  7 G18    SW 10 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8250                      8150
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 27                     W 27
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     245410                    217230
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND
70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

$$



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