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
317 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT HAS BASICALLY STALLED ACROSS THE NORTHERN PORTION OF
THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG THE FRONT
TONIGHT AND THEN DRAG A STRONG COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA
THURSDAY. THIS WILL BRING FROST AND FREEZE CONDITIONS THURSDAY
NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM BACK TOWARDS 70F BY SUNDAY WITH
INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS.

MEZ001-003-004-010-181930-
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
317 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           53           24           54
MAX/MIN RH %          100          48           99           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    W  6                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW  8        NW  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4430                      4350
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 13                     W  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  61890                     47480
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-181930-
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
317 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           57           25           56
MAX/MIN RH %          96           48           94           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    W  5                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW  8        NW  6        W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4510                      4450
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 13                     W  9
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  63730                     50470
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-181930-
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
317 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          46           63           30           57
MAX/MIN RH %          99           46           83           26
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW  7        NW  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    1
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM
PRECIP END                         1 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5010                      4750
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 13                     NW  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  75060                     60900
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-181930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
317 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           63           35           57
MAX/MIN RH %          99           51           78           27
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    W  5                      N  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW  7        N  7         LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5000                      4770
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 15                     NW  9
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  87740                     63270
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH
WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. WARMER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$







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