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
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WARM AND HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ESPECIALLY ACROSS
THE NORTH AND WEST. THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL. ANOTHER ROUND OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED THURSDAY AS A COLD FRONT
CROSSES THE REGION. COOLER AND DRIER AIR WILL SPREAD OVER THE
REGION FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

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MEZ001-003-004-010-272115-
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
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           70           70
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           61           73
MIN/MAX RH %          53           100          61
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     SW  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 10 G17    SW  8        W  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.22         0.12         0.22
PRECIP DURATION       7            3            5
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6100                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   S 18                      SW 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     116310                    122170
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   5            4            5
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-272115-
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
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           60           80
MAX/MIN TEMP          83           63           77
MIN/MAX RH %          53           100          63
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   SW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S 10 G18     SW  8        SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.11         0.21
PRECIP DURATION       6            2            5
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6200                      6190
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 20                     SW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     131610                    130430
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   5            4            5
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-272115-
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
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           20           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          83           58           79
MIN/MAX RH %          52           99           59
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   SW  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S 10         S  8         SW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.02         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            2
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING   10 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6400                      6310
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 20                     SW 21
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     135630                    136310
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   3            3            4
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-272115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
323 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           40
MAX/MIN TEMP          70           53           68
MIN/MAX RH %          64           99           75
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  7                     SW 10 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 11 G20    SW 11 G20    SW 11 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         1 PM
PRECIP END                         6 AM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4700                      4770
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 24                     SW 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     103160                    106880
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            2            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WINDY. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 25 TO
30 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.

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

$$

HASTINGS


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