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
912 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
RAIN DEVELOPING ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AND CONTINUING INTO
THURSDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-221315-
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
912 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           60           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          48           33           47
MIN/MAX RH %          50           98           58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  9 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.09         0.29
PRECIP DURATION       1            5            9
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3890                      2190
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SE  3                     NE 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     22560                     49590
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-221315-
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
912 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            70           70
MAX/MIN TEMP          50           35           51
MIN/MAX RH %          49           92           56
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.09         0.25
PRECIP DURATION                    4            12
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4060                      2730
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW  3                     NE 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     16110                     55140
DISPERSION            POOR                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2

REMARKS...LOW TO MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-221315-
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
912 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           100          90
MAX/MIN TEMP          55           42           52
MIN/MAX RH %          52           97           74
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE 11 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  6        NE 12 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.31         0.60
PRECIP DURATION       1            10           12
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4750                      3150
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SE  7                     NE 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     42110                     108610
DISPERSION            FAIR                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2

REMARKS...LOW TO MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-221315-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
912 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           100          100
MAX/MIN TEMP          56           47           53
MIN/MAX RH %          60           99           81
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE 17 G28
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SE  7        E 11 G20     NE 17 G29
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.39         0.70
PRECIP DURATION       2            12           12
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4750                      4180
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SE  9                     E 34
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     55100                     166710
DISPERSION            GOOD                      EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            2

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
MINIMUM RH 0 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
0 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
0 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
0 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$





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