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
829 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...
WARM HUMID WEATHER WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE REGION TODAY INTO
FRIDAY. WILL HAVE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE
REGION FRIDAY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
ADVANCE OF THE FRONT.

MEZ001-003-004-252115-
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
829 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           40           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          81           62           80
MAX/MIN RH %          52           100          54
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  7 G17                 SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  9 G18    SW  5        W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.06         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       3            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6290                      6040
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 22                     W 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     138380                    138920
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
CWR                   20           10           0
LAL                   3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-252115-
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
829 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          83           64           82
MAX/MIN RH %          51           99           57
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       S  6                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8 G17    SW  6        W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.07         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       2            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6540                      6370
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 20                     W 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     130800                    114660
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
CWR                   10           10           0
LAL                   3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ010-252115-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
829 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          81           64           81
MAX/MIN RH %          51           97           54
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6 G17                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8 G18    SW  5        NW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.06         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       1            5            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6370                      6230
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 18                     W 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     114660                    105910
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
CWR                   10           10           0
LAL                   3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-252115-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
829 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          83           64           84
MAX/MIN RH %          49           97           55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8 G17    SW  6        W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.06         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            5            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   3 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6780                      6770
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 20                     W 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     135600                    101550
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
CWR                   10           10           0
LAL                   3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ015-252115-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
829 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          84           65           85
MAX/MIN RH %          49           97           53
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6 G17                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  9 G19    SW  7        W  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.07         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                    4            0
PRECIP BEGIN          4 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   9 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6940                      7180
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 20                     W 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     138800                    114880
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
CWR                   0            10           0
LAL                   2            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ016-017-252115-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
829 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           30           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          84           64           83
MAX/MIN RH %          50           97           58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  7 G18                 SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  9 G20    SW  7        SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.08         0.03
PRECIP DURATION                    4            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   3 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6700                      6700
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 24                     W 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     160800                    100500
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
CWR                   0            20           0
LAL                   2            3            1
HAINES INDEX          5            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-252115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
829 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           30           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          79           61           82
MAX/MIN RH %          58           99           63
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  9 G19                 SW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 11 G20    SW  9        SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.08         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                    4            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   8 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5620                      5910
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 27                     W 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     151740                    76830
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 GOOD
CWR                   0            20           0
LAL                   1            2            1
HAINES INDEX          5            2            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

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

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

$$


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