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
251 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TODAY WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTHERN ZONES AND SCATTERED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
FOR SOUTHERN PENOBSCOAT AND THE DOWNEAST REGION LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. THE FRONT WILL USHER IN MUCH COOLER
TEMPERATURES FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS
FORECAST TO ENTER NORTHERN ZONES LATER SATURDAY. THIS FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO STALL AND BRING UNSETTLED CONDITIONS SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY FOR THE ENTIRE AREA.

MEZ001-003-004-010-280700-
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
251 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           40           40
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           53           62
MIN/MAX RH %          53           92           63
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       W  6                      NW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  7         LGT/VAR      NW  9 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.02         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4350                      4310
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 10                      NW 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     56400                     77790
DISPERSION            GOOD                      GOOD
LAL                   3            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-280700-
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
251 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           30
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           56           66
MIN/MAX RH %          51           88           58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     NW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  7         LGT/VAR      NW  8 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4480                      4520
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 11                      NW 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     54050                     68030
DISPERSION            GOOD                      GOOD
LAL                   3            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-280700-
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
251 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           61           71
MIN/MAX RH %          48           88           51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     NW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  7        LGT/VAR      N  8 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4770                      4890
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 13                     N 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     92050                     89730
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-280700-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
251 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           59           71
MIN/MAX RH %          58           98           52
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  7                     NW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  9 G18    SW  5        N  7 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1            2
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4720                      4910
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 20                     N 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     96400                     84620
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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

$$





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