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
327 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEATHER DISTURBANCE FROM CENTRAL CANADA LIFTING ACROSS NORTHWEST
PORTIONS OF THE REGION WILL BRING SOME THUNDERSTORMS TO NORTHERN
AND WESTERN AREAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME STORMS MAY BE
ACCOMPANIED BY STRONG GUSTY WINDS THAT COULD ARRIVE PRIOR TO THE
ONSET OF HEAVY RAINAFLL.

MEZ001-003-004-010-010730-
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
327 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           80           20
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           51           77
MIN/MAX RH %          44           100          50
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  7         S  5         SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.14         0.12         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            4            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7850                      7850
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   S 16                      SW 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     119530                    112600
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   5            5            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-010730-
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
327 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           60           20
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           54           78
MIN/MAX RH %          43           98           49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  8         S  5         SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.07         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            3            0
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7990                      7800
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 16                     SW 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     125990                    101700
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-010730-
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
327 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           55           79
MIN/MAX RH %          41           100          50
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  8         S  5         S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    0
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM
PRECIP END                         10 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8250                      7980
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 14                     SW 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     113250                    113250
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-010730-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
327 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           55           76
MIN/MAX RH %          50           97           58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  8         S  6         S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7870                      7600
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 13                     SW 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     105930                    96450
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$

VJN





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