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
855 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TODAY AND
TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL THEN SLOWLY CROSS THE REGION TUESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT. MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON TUESDAY.

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MEZ001-003-004-010-032115-
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
855 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           80           50
MAX/MIN TEMP          83           59           77
MIN/MAX RH %          50           100          53
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       S  5                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  8 G18     SW  5        SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.14         0.46         0.20
PRECIP DURATION       2            9            2
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7600                      7580
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 28                     SW 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     218570                    134150
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   4            5            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-032115-
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
855 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           70           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           59           79
MIN/MAX RH %          49           100          59
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  8         S  6         S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.24         0.25
PRECIP DURATION       0            7            3
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7790                      7750
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 27                     SW 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     221800                    151240
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   3            5            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-032115-
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
855 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           30           40
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           61           81
MIN/MAX RH %          48           100          58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  7         S  6         S  8 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.17
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          5 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8050                      8090
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 22                     SW 21
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     186580                    192110
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   3            4            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ029-030-032115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
855 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           30
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           59           78
MIN/MAX RH %          68           100          69
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   S  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  6         S  8         S  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.12
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6760                      7310
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 23                     SW 25
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     158180                    181270
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND
70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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

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