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
821 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHWEST TODAY AND MOVE
SOUTH OF THE STATE ON FRIDAY. AS A RESULT EXPECT PERIODS OF RAIN
TO CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-241230-
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
821 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           90           100
MAX/MIN TEMP          47           38           47
MIN/MAX RH %          72           99           78
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NE 11 G20                 N  9 G21
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 12 G22    NE 14 G23    N  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.38         0.69         0.39
PRECIP DURATION       12           8            10
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1270                      2250
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NE 11                     N 11
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     28240                     33830
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-241230-
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
821 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           100          100
MAX/MIN TEMP          49           42           49
MIN/MAX RH %          75           100          78
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NE 11                     N  9 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 11 G20    NE 13 G23    N  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.42         0.93         0.37
PRECIP DURATION       11           12           10
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1520                      2380
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NE 12                     N 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     30010                     37620
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-241230-
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
821 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          100          90
MAX/MIN TEMP          52           46           51
MIN/MAX RH %          84           99           77
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NE 14 G23                 N 10 G19
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 13 G23    NE 14 G24    N  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.02         0.67         0.13
PRECIP DURATION       12           12           8
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2280                      2960
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NE 18                     N 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     65250                     49360
DISPERSION            GOOD                      FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ029-030-241230-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
821 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           90
MAX/MIN TEMP          54           48           53
MIN/MAX RH %          83           100          79
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NE 19 G32                 N 12 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 18 G31    NE 16 G27    N 12 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.21         0.48         0.10
PRECIP DURATION       12           10           5
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2480                      3030
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NE 27                     N 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     89450                     56270
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$






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