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
255 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...
AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY, WITH THE BEST
CHANCE OF A WETTING RAIN TOWARD THE DOWN EAST COAST. THE WEATHER
REMAINS UNSETTLED TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY WITH LOTS OF CLOUDS AND A
FEW SHOWERS. THE BEST CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE WEEK WILL BE
TOWARD THE COAST.

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
255 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           30           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          53           39           54
MAX/MIN RH %          76           100          64
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   E  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            3            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2530                      3330
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   E  7                      E 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     17710                     46620
DISPERSION            POOR                      FAIR
CWR                   40           10           0
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

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
255 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           40           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           40           57
MAX/MIN RH %          77           100          62
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      E  5         NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            4            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2690                      3880
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   E  9                      NE 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     24210                     58200
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  GOOD
CWR                   30           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ010-272115-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
255 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           30           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           42           57
MAX/MIN RH %          74           100          62
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3300                      3790
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   N  8                      NE 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     26400                     49270
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  FAIR
CWR                   30           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ031-272115-
SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD
255 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           30           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           45           59
MAX/MIN RH %          73           98           60
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  5        NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3720                      4510
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   N 10                      NE 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     37200                     72160
DISPERSION            FAIR                      GOOD
CWR                   30           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ015-272115-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
255 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           20           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           47           61
MAX/MIN RH %          75           98           59
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  5        NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4110                      4840
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   N 10                      NE 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     41100                     82280
DISPERSION            FAIR                      VERY GOOD
CWR                   50           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ011-032-272115-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
255 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           30           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           45           59
MAX/MIN RH %          81           99           60
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  6        NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            3            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3470                      4460
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   N  8                      NE 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     27760                     80280
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  GOOD
CWR                   50           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

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
255 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           40           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           47           60
MAX/MIN RH %          78           99           63
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  6        NE  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.16         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       5            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3920                      4580
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW  7                     NE 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     27440                     82440
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  VERY GOOD
CWR                   80           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

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

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           40           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           48           60
MAX/MIN RH %          79           98           69
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6                     NE  9 G19
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  6        NE 10 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.19         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       5            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4160                      4520
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW  9                     NE 20
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     37440                     90400
DISPERSION            FAIR                      VERY GOOD
CWR                   90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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

$$


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