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
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...
CLOUDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AND RAIN WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
NORTH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THEN OVER THE REST OF THE AREA LATER
SUNDAY WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THEN AFTERNOON. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF AROUND THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH ACROSS THE NORTH AND A
HALF INCH DOWNEAST ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. CLOUDS
AND SOME SHOWERS WILL LINGER ON MONDAY WITH A THUNDERSTORM
POSSIBLE IN SOME SPOTS.

MEZ001-003-004-010-311900-
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
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           80           60           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           74           59           74
MAX/MIN RH %          97           72           96           70
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  6 G18     SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.24         0.14         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       4            9            4            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4050                      3090
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 15                     N  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  56990                     28440
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
LAL                   1            3            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            2

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-311900-
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
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           70           70           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           76           60           76
MAX/MIN RH %          97           71           97           71
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  6         SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.24         0.17         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       2            7            5            2
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3920                      2930
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 16                     NE  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  65580                     24260
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
LAL                   1            3            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            2

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-311900-
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
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            70           90           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           79           63           79
MAX/MIN RH %          100          66           97           69
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    S  5                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  7         SW  7 G19    SW  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.13         0.29         0.08
PRECIP DURATION                    3            7            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4320                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 16                     NW  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  90250                     32050
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
LAL                   1            3            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            2

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-311900-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            70           90           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           73           60           76
MAX/MIN RH %          98           69           97           75
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  8 G18                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 10 G20    SW 10 G22    SW  8        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.42         0.08
PRECIP DURATION                    3            11           2
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3880                      3030
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 20                     NW  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  89710                     29980
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
LAL                   1            3            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
66 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 0 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$





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