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
342 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM CANADA TONIGHT AND STALL ACROSS
CENTRAL MAINE BY THURSDAY NIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
MORE NUMEROUS ACROSS CENTRAL AND DOWNEAST AREAS THURSDAY AFTERNOON
INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

MEZ001-003-004-280915-
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN 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
342 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           50           40           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           79           54           77
MAX/MIN RH %          97           53           100          49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.13         0.04         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            4            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   12 AM        CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5320                      5350
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 10                      NW  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  53200                     26750
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   10           40           0            0
LAL                   3            3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-280915-
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
342 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           60           50           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           82           57           79
MAX/MIN RH %          98           54           100          55
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.16         0.09         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       2            5            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5800                      5850
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 10                     NW  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  58000                     23400
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   0            60           10           0
LAL                   3            3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3

REMARKS...THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

$$

MEZ010-280915-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
342 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           60           50           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           81           58           77
MAX/MIN RH %          97           53           100          59
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.16         0.09         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       1            7            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5290                      5280
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W  8                      W  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  42320                     26400
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      MARGINAL
CWR                   0            50           20           10
LAL                   2            3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-280915-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
342 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           50           50           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           85           59           80
MAX/MIN RH %          98           49           100          65
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.12         0.11         0.16
PRECIP DURATION                    4            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN          4 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6060                      6040
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW  9                     W  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  54540                     30200
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   0            50           40           30
LAL                   2            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3

REMARKS...THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

$$

MEZ015-280915-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
342 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           40           40           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           86           62           81
MAX/MIN RH %          98           47           100          66
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  5        S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.09         0.11         0.25
PRECIP DURATION                    4            3            5
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6230                      6260
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW  9                     W  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  56070                     31300
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   0            40           40           30
LAL                   2            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3

REMARKS...THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

$$

MEZ016-017-280915-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
342 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           30           30           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           85           58           78
MAX/MIN RH %          97           50           100          71
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  5        S  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.04         0.22
PRECIP DURATION                    2            3            5
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6190                      5850
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 11                     W  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  68090                     23400
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   0            20           10           30
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY
RAINFALL.

$$

MEZ029-030-280915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
342 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           20           30           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           82           58           78
MAX/MIN RH %          98           54           100          74
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    S  6                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        S  8         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.05         0.17
PRECIP DURATION                    1            3            5
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5710                      5440
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 12                     W  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  68520                     32640
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   0            10           10           30
LAL                   1            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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

$$

HEWITT


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