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
242 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY BUILDING DOWN FROM THE NORTH WILL MAINTAIN
WARM AND DRY WEATHER THROUGH THE COMING WEEKEND. THERE IS JUST A
LOW CHANCE FOR A FEW AFTERNOON SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY...MAINLY IN THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND HIGHER TERRAIN OF
NORTHERN MAINE.

MEZ001-003-004-010-220645-
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
242 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
MAX/MIN TEMP          77           55           72
MIN/MAX RH %          52           100          57
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4350                      4360
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   E  6                      E  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     28790                     31710
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  MARGINAL
LAL                   2            2            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-220645-
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
242 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           55           72
MIN/MAX RH %          54           100          58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4610                      4500
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   E  5                      NE  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     32770                     34380
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  MARGINAL
LAL                   2            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-220645-
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
242 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           56           74
MIN/MAX RH %          53           100          56
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SE  5        LGT/VAR      NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4750                      4780
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   E  7                      NE  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     44970                     43120
DISPERSION            FAIR                      FAIR
LAL                   2            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-220645-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
242 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           56           72
MIN/MAX RH %          59           99           62
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NE  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SE  5        LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    12 PM
PRECIP END                                      6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4750                      4770
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   E  6                      NE  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     39870                     55010
DISPERSION            FAIR                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$






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