Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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000 FNUS51 KCAR 040658 FWFCAR FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN AND NORTHERN MAINE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME 258 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .DISCUSSION... A WARM AND DRY AIR MASS WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA TODAY. HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON WILL APPROACH 80 DEGREES FOR MANY INLAND AREAS. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOONS ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS. NO ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED UNTIL LATER FRIDAY. MEZ001-003-004-010-042130- 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 258 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... TODAY TONIGHT TUE CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLEAR PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE PRECIP CHC (%) 0 50 0 MAX/MIN TEMP 76 45 65 MIN/MAX RH % 24 94 29 20FTWND/AM(MPH) SW 6 NW 9 G18 20FTWND/PM(MPH) SW 12 G23 SW 10 G23 NW 10 G21 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.06 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 3 PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM PRECIP END 5 AM MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6190 3540 TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 19 NW 20 VENT RATE (KT-FT) 151100 77090 DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD LAL 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 5 4 4 REMARKS...NONE. $$ MEZ002-005-006-042130- NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN... MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY... HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS 258 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... TODAY TONIGHT TUE CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLEAR PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE PRECIP CHC (%) 0 40 0 MAX/MIN TEMP 79 48 68 MIN/MAX RH % 23 87 28 20FTWND/AM(MPH) S 5 NW 9 G18 20FTWND/PM(MPH) SW 11 G23 SW 9 G19 NW 9 G20 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.03 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 2 PRECIP BEGIN 9 PM PRECIP END 5 AM MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6230 4100 TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 18 NW 22 VENT RATE (KT-FT) 129820 94390 DISPERSION EXCELLENT VERY GOOD LAL 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 5 3 4 REMARKS...NONE. $$ MEZ011-015>017-031-032-042130- 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 258 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... TODAY TONIGHT TUE CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLEAR PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE PRECIP CHC (%) 0 30 0 MAX/MIN TEMP 79 52 72 MIN/MAX RH % 22 85 28 20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NW 8 20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 10 G22 SW 9 G19 NW 8 G18 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.03 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 1 PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM PRECIP END 6 AM MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6500 5080 TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 16 W 23 VENT RATE (KT-FT) 110450 140790 DISPERSION VERY GOOD EXCELLENT LAL 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 5 4 5 REMARKS...NONE. $$ MEZ029-030-042130- COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL... EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD 258 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015 TODAY TONIGHT TUE CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS PRECIP CHC (%) 0 30 30 MAX/MIN TEMP 67 47 71 MIN/MAX RH % 36 92 31 20FTWND/AM(MPH) S 5 W 7 20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 10 G22 SW 11 G21 NW 8 G17 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.04 0.02 PRECIP DURATION 1 1 PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING 12 PM MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5920 4670 TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 16 W 25 VENT RATE (KT-FT) 100620 121070 DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD LAL 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 5 4 3 REMARKS...NONE. $$ .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS... TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL. $$ CB

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