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
251 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHWEST TONIGHT AND MOVE
SOUTH OF THE STATE ON FRIDAY. AS A RESULT EXPECT PERIODS OF RAIN
TO CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-241900-
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
251 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           70           50           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           43           34           50
MAX/MIN RH %          97           71           94           55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  9                      NW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE  9 G17    N  8         N  8         LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.65         0.35         0.08         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       12           7            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1680                      1650
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 11                      W  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  22150                     11560
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  POOR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-241900-
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
251 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           80           50           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          40           45           36           50
MAX/MIN RH %          97           80           99           62
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  9                      NW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 10 G18    N  9         N  8         LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.86         0.31         0.08         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       12           9            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1780                      1710
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 14                      N  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  28500                     13680
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  POOR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-241900-
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
251 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           60           30           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           49           38           56
MAX/MIN RH %          96           81           100          51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  9                      NW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 11 G26    N  9         N  8 G17     NW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.58         0.11         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       11           3            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2050                      2050
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 15                      W  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  37320                     18350
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      POOR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-241900-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
251 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           50           30           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           52           38           56
MAX/MIN RH %          96           82           100          56
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N 11 G19                  NW  8
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 15 G28    N 11         N 10 G19     W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.31         0.06         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       11           2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   3 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2020                      2070
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 17                      W  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  42000                     22000
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 40. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$

NORTON




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