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
420 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON SETTING
OFF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS COULD CONTAIN
HAIL AND STRONG WIND GUSTS. AN UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL BRING MORE
SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS FOR SUNDAY MAINLY TO NORTHERN
AREAS. THIS UNSETTLED PATTERN WILL LINGER INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK.

$$

MEZ001-003-004-010-012130-
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
420 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           0            40
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           52           74
MIN/MAX RH %          56           100          50
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6                     W  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  7        W  5         SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.00         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       3                         2
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM                      8 AM
PRECIP END            6 PM                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7430                      7850
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 17                     SW 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     143930                    101000
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-012130-
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
420 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           30           30
MAX/MIN TEMP          77           53           77
MIN/MAX RH %          54           100          46
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  7        LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.19         0.05         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       4            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   9 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   8 PM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7760                      7910
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 18                     SW 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     161780                    100590
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-012130-
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
420 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           0            20
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           56           79
MIN/MAX RH %          49           100          42
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8        LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4                         0
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM                     3 PM
PRECIP END            6 PM                      6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8170                      8250
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 20                     W 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     185550                    114560
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   3            3            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-012130-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
420 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           56           79
MIN/MAX RH %          53           100          46
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  9        SW  5        SW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM
PRECIP END            6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7940                      8180
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 23                     W 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     181000                    113890
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   3            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND
70. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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

$$

HEWITT


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