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
333 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WARM AND HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THIS WEEK. A LINE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS EVENING. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL. ANOTHER
ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED THURSDAY AFTERNOON
AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE REGION. FRIDAY WILL BE SUNNY AND WARM.
SATURDAY WILL BE BREEZY AND WARM AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT.
THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY LATE SATURDAY WITH THE FRONT THEN SUNDAY
WILL BE COOLER AND DRIER.

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MEZ001-003-004-010-280915-
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
333 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           70           40           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           74           45           75
MAX/MIN RH %          100          61           95           31
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8        W  8         NW  7        S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.22         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7010                      6360
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 19                      SW  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  146130                    47730
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 FAIR
LAL                   3            3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-280915-
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
333 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           80           60           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           77           48           76
MAX/MIN RH %          99           61           98           33
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8        SW  7        NW  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.21         0.08         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            6            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   12 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7180                      6590
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 21                     S  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  163830                    34060
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 MARGINAL
LAL                   3            3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-280915-
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
333 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           70           50           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           78           52           77
MAX/MIN RH %          96           59           100          39
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  7                     NE  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  8         SW  8        W  5         LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.07         0.04         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7340                      6640
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 23                     S  3
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  180300                    37270
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 FAIR
LAL                   3            3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-280915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
333 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           40           30           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          54           68           51           70
MAX/MIN RH %          97           70           100          53
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  9 G17                 NE  8
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 11 G21    SW 11 G19    W  7         SE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          12 AM        10 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            6 AM         CONTINUING   12 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5840                      5630
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 29                     E  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  188620                    38290
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 FAIR
LAL                   2            3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

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

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

$$



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