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
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
253 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. ANY EARLY
EVENING SHOWERS WILL DISSIPATE BY AROUND SUNSET. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO NORTHERN MAINE WEDNESDAY WITH AN INCREASING CHANCE OF
SHOWERS NORTH OF THE KATAHDIN REGION. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE
EXPECTED THURSDAY FOLLOWED BY DRY AND COOL WEATHER FRIDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL MODERATE SIGNIFICANTLY OVER THE WEEKEND.

MEZ001-003-004-010-171900-
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
253 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           50           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           58           39           52
MAX/MIN RH %          100          50           100          49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   W  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.08         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   3 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4460                      4430
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W  3                      NW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  31240                     78210
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-171900-
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
253 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           61           42           56
MAX/MIN RH %          98           49           100          47
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.03
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   4 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4610                      4500
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W  3                      NW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  27560                     84470
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-171900-
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
253 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            10           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           67           46           62
MAX/MIN RH %          99           43           99           43
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.04
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    9 PM         9 AM
PRECIP END                                      4 AM         6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4860                      4810
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW  7                     NW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  38450                     81450
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-171900-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
253 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            30
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           66           47           64
MAX/MIN RH %          99           49           98           49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW  5        LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                                              1
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 10 AM
PRECIP END                                                   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4850                      4810
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW  8                     NW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  48180                     85570
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. WIDESPREAD FROST. LOWS AROUND 30.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. WIDESPREAD FROST. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WARMER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. COLDER. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60.
MINIMUM RH 0 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$

CB





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