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
252 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...THOUGH
PRECIPITATION WILL MAINLY BE LIGHT AND SHOWERY IN NATURE. AFTER
CHILLY CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY...THERE WILL BE A WARMING TREND
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

$$

MEZ001-003-004-010-230915-
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
252 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           0            20           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           52           39           64
MAX/MIN RH %          81           26           76           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW 11 G26                 W  9 G22
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  8        W 14 G28     W  7 G20     W 11 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2                         1            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            6 AM                      CONTINUING   10 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7860                      7610
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 24                     W 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  197910                    189490
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            4

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-230915-
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
252 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           20           20           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           53           39           67
MAX/MIN RH %          83           24           73           28
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW 11 G26                 W  8 G22
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  7        NW 15 G27    W  6 G21     W 12 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   12 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 PM        6 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7910                      7740
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 25                     W 22
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  210480                    171950
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-230915-
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
252 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           30           0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           57           40           72
MAX/MIN RH %          77           22           77           38
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW 11 G23                 SW  7 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  6         W 15 G24     W  6 G19     W 11 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8290                      8130
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 24                     W 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  219020                    209520
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-230915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
252 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           20           0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           56           42           70
MAX/MIN RH %          82           26           83           43
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    W 12 G22                  SW  8 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  7        W 14 G23     SW  7 G18    SW 11 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8320                      7880
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 24                     W 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  213710                    182210
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

$$


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