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
321 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHWEST TONIGHT AND THURSDAY
AND THEN MOVE SOUTH OF THE STATE ON FRIDAY. AS A RESULT EXPECT
WIDESPREAD RAIN TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

MEZ001-003-004-010-231930-
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
321 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           90           100          100
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           47           39           49
MAX/MIN RH %          100          72           99           78
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE 10 G19                 NE 12 G21
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 10 G18    NE 11 G22    NE 13 G24    N 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.37         0.42         0.74         0.40
PRECIP DURATION       12           12           12           12
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1690                      2880
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 15                     N 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  26440                     16500
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  POOR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-231930-
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
321 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           90           100          100
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           48           42           53
MAX/MIN RH %          100          75           100          78
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE 10 G17                 NE 11 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 10        NE 11 G20    NE 13 G22    N 10 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.40         0.45         0.96         0.35
PRECIP DURATION       12           12           12           10
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2020                      3070
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 18                     N 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  31060                     20120
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-231930-
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
321 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          100          100          90
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           52           46           56
MAX/MIN RH %          100          84           99           77
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE 13 G23                 E 10 G19
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 12 G21    NE 13 G22    NE 13 G23    N 10 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.64         1.08         0.72         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       12           12           12           7
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2760                      3810
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 23                     N 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  78070                     25850
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-231930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
321 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          100          100          90
MIN/MAX TEMP          47           54           48           57
MAX/MIN RH %          100          83           100          79
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE 19 G34                 NE 11 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE 17 G33    NE 17 G32    NE 15 G27    N 11 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.67         1.16         0.49         0.12
PRECIP DURATION       12           12           12           8
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2970                      3800
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 28                     N 11
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  94490                     32930
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

$$

HASTINGS




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