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
317 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TONIGHT AND CROSS THE
GULF OF MAINE ON MONDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASINGLY MOIST
CONDITIONS TO THE REGION LATE TONIGHT WITH A WETTING RAINFALL
ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA DURING MONDAY. UNSETTLED WEATHER AND THE
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID WEEK.

$$

MEZ001-003-004-020930-
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN 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
317 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           70           80           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           44           33           51
MAX/MIN RH %          91           61           100          55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SE  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.32         0.28         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       4            9            6            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   3 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2790                      3590
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 17                     NW  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  48540                     16850
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      POOR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-020930-
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
317 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           80           80           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           46           34           55
MAX/MIN RH %          86           54           100          53
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SE  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.30         0.40         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       1            8            7            1
PRECIP BEGIN          9 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3270                      4130
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 19                     NW  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  62140                     16840
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      POOR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ010-020930-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
317 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           90           70           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           43           35           54
MAX/MIN RH %          85           72           100          54
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SE  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      E  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.44         0.26         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       6            12           5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2620                      3880
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 14                     NW  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  36160                     14390
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      POOR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-020930-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
317 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           90           90           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           46           38           58
MAX/MIN RH %          88           62           100          51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      E  6         NE  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.39         0.35         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            12           7            0
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3350                      4760
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 18                     W  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  59300                     21240
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            2            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ015-020930-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
317 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           90           80           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           47           39           59
MAX/MIN RH %          88           72           100          51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      E  6         NE  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.40         0.27         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            12           5
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3550                      4970
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 18                     W  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  62430                     27360
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            2            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ016-017-020930-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
317 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           80           90           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           47           40           56
MAX/MIN RH %          92           63           100          57
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SE  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      E  6         NE  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.31         0.30         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1            8            6
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3580                      4680
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 20                     SW  9
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  70430                     40830
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            2            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ029-030-020930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
317 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           80           80           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           47           40           55
MAX/MIN RH %          94           69           100          63
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    E  7                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      E  8         NE  7 G21    LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.29         0.23         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            8            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3640                      4330
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 22                     SW  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  78870                     27550
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            2            2            2

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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

$$


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