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
321 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
DRY CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES RISING
TO NEAR 80 DEGREES. WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE GUSTY AT TIMES TODAY
WITH MINIMUM AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY FALLING TO 30 TO 35
PERCENT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHEAST OF THE AREA TONIGHT WITH
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE.

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MEZ001-003-004-010-252115-
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
321 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            90           50
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           55           78
MIN/MAX RH %          34           94           55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       W  8 G18                  SW  6 G19
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 10 G19     SW  6        SW 11 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.27         0.13
PRECIP DURATION                    7            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7810                      7690
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 19                      W 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     152380                    162770
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

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MEZ002-005-006-252115-
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
321 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            90           70
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           57           81
MIN/MAX RH %          32           91           49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6                     SW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  9         SW  5        SW 10 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.21         0.13
PRECIP DURATION                    6            3
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8050                      7910
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 18                      W 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     151180                    173710
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

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MEZ011-015>017-031-032-252115-
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
321 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            70           50
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           55           84
MIN/MAX RH %          32           96           49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6                     S  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8        SW  6        SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.18         0.09
PRECIP DURATION                    5            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   4 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8250                      8090
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 18                      W 21
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     193780                    177650
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

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MEZ029-030-252115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
321 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            70           50
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           50           75
MIN/MAX RH %          34           100          55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  8                     SW  7 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  9 G18    SW  9 G18    SW 11 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.12         0.10
PRECIP DURATION                    4            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   2 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8200                      6780
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 21                      SW 26
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     181200                    164350
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

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