Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
000
FNUS51 KCAR 280652
FWFCAR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN AND NORTHERN MAINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
252 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WARM AND HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TODAY. ANOTHER ROUND OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AS A COLD
FRONT CROSSES THE REGION. FRIDAY WILL BE SUNNY AND WARM WITH LOWER
RELATIVE HUMIDITY. SATURDAY WILL BE BREEZY AND WARM WITH
INCREASING MOISTURE AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THUNDERSTORMS
ARE LIKELY LATE SATURDAY WITH THE FRONT THEN SUNDAY WILL BE COOLER
AND DRIER.

$$

$$

MEZ001-003-004-010-282115-
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
252 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           40           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           45           75
MIN/MAX RH %          59           95           33
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  8 G18                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  9 G20     NW  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.22         0.04         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       7            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   9 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6100                      5910
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 17                     SW  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     110200                    60540
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   5            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-282115-
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
252 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           60           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           46           76
MIN/MAX RH %          58           97           35
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  7 G18     NW  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.23         0.07         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       7            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6200                      6050
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 18                     S  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     119460                    55270
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-282115-
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
252 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           60           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           53           77
MIN/MAX RH %          52           99           40
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6                     NE  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8 G19    W  5         LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.18         0.09         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       6            2
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6480                      6220
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 17                     S  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     116350                    34650
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
LAL                   5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-282115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
252 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           40           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          72           52           70
MIN/MAX RH %          60           100          55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  9 G18                 NE  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 10 G20    SW  7 G17    E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5760                      5220
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 20                     E  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     113040                    32030
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
LAL                   4            3            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. COOLER.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.