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
301 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF-SHORE TONIGHT AND 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.

MEZ001-003-004-010-281915-
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
301 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           20           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           64           41           69
MAX/MIN RH %          92           63           100          38
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW  8 G18    N  8 G17     LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.03         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   9 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4310                      3250
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 12                     N 11
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  77790                     47010
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            4

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-281915-
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
301 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           20           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           67           43           70
MAX/MIN RH %          88           58           99           37
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  5                     N  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW  8 G18    N  7 G17     NW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.02         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4520                      3440
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 14                     N 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  68030                     53590
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      GOOD
LAL                   2            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-281915-
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
301 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           72           49           73
MAX/MIN RH %          88           51           88           37
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  5                     N  8
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      N  8         NW  7 G17    N  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4890                      3630
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 17                      N 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  89730                     67540
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   3            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            2            3

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-281915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
301 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           76           52           72
MAX/MIN RH %          98           52           83           43
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  5                     N  8 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  5        NW  7        NW  8 G18    N  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4910                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 16                      N 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  84620                     73680
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   3            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WARMER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 0 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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

$$






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