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
815 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY INTO
TONIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...AND SOME OF THE STORMS MAY TURN SEVERE WITH ERRATIC AND
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND SMALL HAIL. THE THREAT OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY. DRIER WEATHER IS
EXPECTED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

$$

MEZ001-003-004-010-042115-
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
815 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           40           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           51           69
MIN/MAX RH %          52           100          54
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.06         0.12
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            3
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   6 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7040                      6960
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 11                     W 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     85790                     90480
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   4            3            2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-042115-
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
815 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           70           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           56           72
MIN/MAX RH %          55           100          52
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.14         0.12
PRECIP DURATION       3            3            3
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   6 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7230                      7330
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 12                     SW 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     127930                    101240
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   4            3            2
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-042115-
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
815 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           60           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           59           76
MIN/MAX RH %          56           100          47
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.10         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       2            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   9 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7980                      7900
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 19                     SW 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     181800                    120870
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   4            3            2
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-042115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
815 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           30           40
MAX/MIN TEMP          77           57           75
MIN/MAX RH %          66           100          51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  8         SW  5        SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.04         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   10 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7380                      7710
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 24                     SW 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     177820                    125800
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   4            3            2
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WIND.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND
70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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

$$


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