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
325 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...STRETCH OF DRY WEATHER AHEAD...

.DISCUSSION...
A BAND OF SHOWERS WILL CROSS THE NORTH AROUND MID MORNING TODAY
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. THE DAY WILL THEN BRING GUSTY WEST WINDS
WITH A MILD MIDDAY AND COOLER AND DRIER AFTERNOON FOLLOWING THE
FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN TONIGHT AND TUESDAY AND CREST
OVER THE AREA WEDNESDAY WITH COOL DRY WEATHER. THE HIGH WILL MOVE
SOUTH OF THE AREA THURSDAY. WARMER AIR CIRCULATING IN BEHIND THE
HIGH WILL THEN BRING WARM AND DRY WEATHER FROM LATE THIS WEEK
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

MEZ001-003-004-010-230730-
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
325 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           0            20
MAX/MIN TEMP          62           37           56
MIN/MAX RH %          64           90           54
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  9 G21                 W  9
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 13 G23     W  9 G20     W 11
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4                         1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                      12 PM
PRECIP END            6 PM                      5 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4240                      4350
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 20                      W 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     93000                     78830
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-230730-
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
325 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           0            20
MAX/MIN TEMP          68           39           59
MIN/MAX RH %          60           87           48
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6                     W  8
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 11 G20     W  7         W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4                         0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                      1 PM
PRECIP END            5 PM                      5 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4480                      4450
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 21                      W 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     100380                    73480
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-230730-
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
325 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          71           43           64
MIN/MAX RH %          54           84           41
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  7                     W  8
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 11 G19     W  6         W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            4 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      4750
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 21                      W 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     118640                    82200
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-230730-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
325 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          70           45           63
MIN/MAX RH %          60           80           44
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  9 G20                 W  9
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 15 G24     W 14 G24     W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            11 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5060                      4920
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 23                      W 19
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     130640                    103660
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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

$$






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