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
940 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH
TONIGHT WITH RAIN ACROSS THE REGION. SHOWERS WILL LINGER THURSDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-241345-
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
940 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           70           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          45           30           41
MIN/MAX RH %          65           94           57
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NW 13 G23
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  6        NW  9        N 12 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.19         0.16
PRECIP DURATION       2            9            7
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2880                      3950
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   N  8                      N 19
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     24450                     111340
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-241345-
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
940 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           90           80
MAX/MIN TEMP          51           33           43
MIN/MAX RH %          66           91           58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   N 12 G21
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      N  7         N 13 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.18         0.32         0.27
PRECIP DURATION       6            12           8
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3080                      3750
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NE  7                     N 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     17590                     88870
DISPERSION            POOR                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-241345-
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
940 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           80           70
MAX/MIN TEMP          57           36           46
MIN/MAX RH %          58           92           50
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   N 14 G24
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      N  7         N 15 G25
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.37         0.19
PRECIP DURATION       3            11           6
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4050                      4500
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   E  6                      N 27
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     43020                     145760
DISPERSION            FAIR                      EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-241345-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
940 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           80           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          55           39           47
MIN/MAX RH %          63           95           52
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   N 14 G23
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  5        N 12 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.19         0.39         0.20
PRECIP DURATION       3            10           5
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3670                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SE  7                     N 30
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     43230                     144410
DISPERSION            FAIR                      EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

$$






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