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
247 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.DISCUSSION...
UNSETTLED WEATHER CONTINUES THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH SOME RAIN
EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT MAINLY ACROSS
CENTRAL AND THE DOWNEAST REGION. RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL BE
HIGH AND WINDS WILL BE LIGHT.

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MEZ001-003-004-050915-
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
247 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           20           20           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           54           37           61
MAX/MIN RH %          93           49           96           43
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    E  6                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  6        NE  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.01         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   3 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2520                      3360
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                E 11                      NE  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  28860                     13800
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  POOR
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-050915-
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
247 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           40           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           51           39           61
MAX/MIN RH %          94           54           94           47
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE  6                     N  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  6        NE  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.05         0.06         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2450                      3600
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                E 12                      NE  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  29280                     16160
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  POOR
CWR                   10           10           20           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ010-050915-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
247 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           40           40           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           48           37           59
MAX/MIN RH %          95           66           98           52
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE  6                     N  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  7        NE  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.09         0.04         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1730                      3070
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 10                     E  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  17200                     15420
DISPERSION                         POOR                      POOR
CWR                   40           20           10           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-050915-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
247 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           50           50           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          40           50           40           62
MAX/MIN RH %          95           65           96           51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE  7                     N  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  8        NE  8        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.20         0.13         0.12         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       5            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2150                      3470
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 16                     NE  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  35430                     20430
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      MARGINAL
CWR                   60           30           50           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ015-050915-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
247 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           60           50           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           50           41           62
MAX/MIN RH %          96           68           96           51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE  8                     N  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NE  9        NE 10 G17    LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.23         0.14         0.11         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       7            4            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2210                      3730
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 18                     NE  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  38830                     24770
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      MARGINAL
CWR                   70           40           40           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ016-017-050915-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
247 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           60           60           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          40           50           40           60
MAX/MIN RH %          97           69           99           56
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE  9                     N  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       E  5         NE  9        NE 10 G18    LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.27         0.17         0.19         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       7            5            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2140                      3160
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 17                     NE  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  36170                     25040
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      MARGINAL
CWR                   70           60           60           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-050915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
247 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           70           70           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           49           41           57
MAX/MIN RH %          99           73           100          61
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE 11 G21                 N  8 G17
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       E  7 G18     NE 10 G20    NE 13 G23    NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.30         0.20         0.20         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            5            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1960                      2620
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 22                     NE  9
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  43070                     22560
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      MARGINAL
CWR                   80           70           60           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.

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

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