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
1046 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TODAY ALONG WITH AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY. DRY WEATHER IS THEN EXPECTED FOR LATE WEEK AND
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

MEZ001-003-004-312130-
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
1046 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           20           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          75           52           69
MAX/MIN RH %          57           100          67
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  7         LGT/VAR      NW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.01         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6240                      5480
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 15                      NE  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     93600                     32880
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
CWR                   10           0            30
LAL                   2            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-312130-
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
1046 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           20           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          77           55           73
MAX/MIN RH %          57           96           67
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.03         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6640                      6110
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 15                      NE  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     99600                     30550
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
CWR                   20           0            50
LAL                   2            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ010-312130-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
1046 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          75           57           71
MAX/MIN RH %          59           100          65
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.12         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       5            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6310                      5860
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 16                      NE  3
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     100960                    17580
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 POOR
CWR                   30           20           20
LAL                   2            1            2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-312130-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
1046 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          78           59           75
MAX/MIN RH %          57           97           63
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.12         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       5            4            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6980                      6700
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 16                      E  3
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     111680                    20100
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 POOR
CWR                   20           20           30
LAL                   2            1            2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ015-312130-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
1046 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           60           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          80           60           76
MAX/MIN RH %          55           99           62
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.13         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       4            4            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7320                      6960
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 17                      NW  1
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     124440                    6960
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 POOR
CWR                   30           30           30
LAL                   2            1            2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ016-017-312130-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
1046 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           60           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          79           59           75
MAX/MIN RH %          55           100          65
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.17         0.17
PRECIP DURATION       3            6            5
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7110                      6720
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 17                      S  2
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     120870                    13440
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 POOR
CWR                   20           50           60
LAL                   2            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ029-030-312130-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
1046 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           60           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          78           59           75
MAX/MIN RH %          58           100          68
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8        SW  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.19         0.13
PRECIP DURATION       2            6            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6530                      6370
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 19                      SW  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     124070                    38220
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 FAIR
CWR                   10           60           50
LAL                   2            1            2
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.

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

$$



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