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
319 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA MOVES EAST TONIGHT
WITH LOW PRESSURE TO APPROACH FROM THE WEST OVER THE WEEKEND. A
WETTING RAIN IS LIKELY ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA SUNDAY. CLOUDS AND
A FEW SHOWERS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO LABOR DAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-301930-
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
319 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           74           57           74
MAX/MIN RH %          97           49           93           73
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  6                     SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW  9 G19    SW  6        SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03         0.44
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            9
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5590                      5330
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 17                     W 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  113830                    84980
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-301930-
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
319 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           74           56           74
MAX/MIN RH %          96           48           92           70
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    S  5 G17                  SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW 10 G19    SW  7        SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.42
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            8
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5760                      5270
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 18                     W 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  111000                    88000
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            3            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-301930-
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
319 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            90
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           73           57           78
MAX/MIN RH %          98           47           97           65
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  5 G17                 SW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      S 10 G20     SW  6        SW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.20
PRECIP DURATION                                              5
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 7 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5520                      5660
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 17                     SW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  101350                    101980
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-301930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
319 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            80
MIN/MAX TEMP          49           69           58           75
MAX/MIN RH %          95           54           99           70
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  6 G17                 SW 10 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW 12 G22    SW  9 G20    SW 12 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.10
PRECIP DURATION                                              3
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 10 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4520                      5040
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 18                     SW 21
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  81950                     114290
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY
FOG. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$





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