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

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000 FNUS51 KCAR 301228 CCA FWFCAR FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN AND NORTHERN MAINE...CORRECTED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME 826 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014 ...BREEZY TODAY THEN RAIN SUNDAY... .DISCUSSION... HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE AREA TODAY AND A SOUTHWESTERLY BREEZE WILL INCREASE BEHIND THE HIGH. CLOUDS WILL INCREASE TODAY. RAIN WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THEN OVER THE REST OF THE AREA LATER SUNDAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AROUND THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH ACROSS THE NORTH AND A HALF INCH DOWNEAST ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. CLOUDS AND SOME SHOWERS WILL LINGER ON MONDAY WITH A THUNDERSTORM POSSIBLE IN SOME SPOTS. MEZ001-003-004-010-311230- 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 826 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014 TODAY TONIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS PRECIP CHC (%) 0 50 90 MAX/MIN TEMP 74 56 74 MIN/MAX RH % 51 97 72 20FTWND/AM(MPH) SW 7 SW 5 20FTWND/PM(MPH) SW 8 G19 SW 7 SW 6 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.03 0.48 PRECIP DURATION 3 11 PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4350 4050 TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 15 SW 15 VENT RATE (KT-FT) 71340 56990 DISPERSION GOOD GOOD LAL 1 1 3 HAINES INDEX 4 4 3 REMARKS...MODERATE. $$ MEZ002-005-006-311230- NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN... MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY... HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS 826 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014 TODAY TONIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS PRECIP CHC (%) 0 40 90 MAX/MIN TEMP 74 56 74 MIN/MAX RH % 51 97 71 20FTWND/AM(MPH) S 7 SW 5 20FTWND/PM(MPH) SW 9 S 7 SW 6 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.43 PRECIP DURATION 2 8 PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4450 3920 TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 17 SW 16 VENT RATE (KT-FT) 83140 65580 DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD LAL 1 1 3 HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 REMARKS...MODERATE. $$ MEZ011-015>017-031-032-311230- 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 826 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014 TODAY TONIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 90 MAX/MIN TEMP 73 57 77 MIN/MAX RH % 51 100 66 20FTWND/AM(MPH) SW 7 SW 6 20FTWND/PM(MPH) SW 10 G18 S 8 SW 8 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.19 PRECIP DURATION 5 PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM PRECIP END CONTINUING MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4750 4320 TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 17 SW 16 VENT RATE (KT-FT) 85030 90250 DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD LAL 1 1 3 HAINES INDEX 4 4 3 REMARKS...MODERATE. $$ MEZ029-030-311230- COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL... EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD 826 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014 TODAY TONIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 80 MAX/MIN TEMP 68 58 75 MIN/MAX RH % 57 98 69 20FTWND/AM(MPH) SW 8 G19 SW 10 20FTWND/PM(MPH) SW 13 G21 SW 11 G20 SW 11 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.09 PRECIP DURATION 3 PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM PRECIP END CONTINUING MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4270 3880 TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 21 SW 20 VENT RATE (KT-FT) 89810 89710 DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD LAL 1 1 3 HAINES INDEX 4 4 3 REMARKS...MODERATE. $$ .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS... TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL. $$ MCB

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