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
236 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT WITH A LINE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN STRONG
WIND GUSTS AND HEAVY RAINFALL. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE NORTH ON FRIDAY AS ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
PASSES THROUGH THE STATE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA
SATURDAY.

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MEZ001-003-004-010-310915-
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
236 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           30           10           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           76           56           76
MAX/MIN RH %          100          54           93           55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  6                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  6         W  8         W  5         SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.23         0.03         0.00         0.08
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            1            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   7 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7180                      7030
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 18                      SW 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  128120                    117760
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   3            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

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MEZ002-005-006-310915-
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
236 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           20           0            40
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           81           56           79
MAX/MIN RH %          100          47           93           51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  6         SW  7        LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.21         0.02         0.00         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       3            2                         1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                9 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7750                      7480
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 15                      SW 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  122710                    147860
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   3            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-310915-
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
236 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           0            0            30
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           84           58           82
MAX/MIN RH %          100          43           93           49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  5         SW  7        LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       4                                      1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   12 PM
PRECIP END            6 AM                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8150                      7680
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 16                      SW 22
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  147280                    175460
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   3            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-310915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
236 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           0            0            30
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           81           57           80
MAX/MIN RH %          100          50           93           55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  6         SW  8        SW  5        SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.16         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       3                                      1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   3 PM
PRECIP END            6 AM                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7730                      7230
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 18                      SW 25
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  133140                    177060
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   3            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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

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