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...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
823 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW THIS MORNING BEFORE ENDING AS MUCH COLDER AIR
SWEEPS INTO THE REGION. COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL CREST OVER THE
REGION TONIGHT WITH DRIER AIR WORKING INTO THE REGION. THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY WILL CONTINUE TO BE DRY WITH SOME MODIFICATION IN TEMPERATURES
EACH DAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-171230-
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
823 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          34           11           44
MIN/MAX RH %          33           87           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW 15 G25                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 14 G25     W  6 G18     LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            8 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4570                      4260
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 20                     SE  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     105310                    23940
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5

REMARKS...THE FIRE DANGER IS LOW TODAY.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-171230-
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
823 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          38           16           45
MIN/MAX RH %          30           79           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW 15 G25                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW 14 G25    NW  6 G18    LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            8 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4780                      4050
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 20                     SE  3
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     105400                    18680
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 POOR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5

REMARKS...THE FIRE DANGER IS LOW TODAY.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-171230-
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
823 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          40           19           47
MIN/MAX RH %          29           75           28
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW 13 G24                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW 13 G24    NW  5 G18    LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.14         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            1 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      4490
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 21                     E  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     112260                    39050
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...THE FIRE DANGER IS LOW TODAY.

$$

MEZ029-030-171230-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
823 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/RAIN    NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          42           24           46
MIN/MAX RH %          29           66           31
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW 13 G26                 NE  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW 13 G26    NW  8 G20    E  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.20         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            1 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4990                      4550
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 21                     NE  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     109610                    45380
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...THE FIRE DANGER IS LOW TODAY.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

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