Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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000 WWUS81 KCAR 062350 RFWCAR URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME 750 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015 ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH LATE THURSDAY MORNING INTO THURSDAY EVENING... .LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH DRY CONDITIONS ONCE AGAIN TOMORROW BY MIDDAY...BRINGING ONE MORE DAY OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. MEZ001>006-010-011-015>017-029>032-071000- /O.EXP.KCAR.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150507T0000Z/ /O.CON.KCAR.FW.A.0004.150507T1500Z-150508T0000Z/ NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET- NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK- CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT- INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK- COASTAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON- 750 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015 ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS... ...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY CONDITIONS AND GUSTY WINDS... * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 NORTHERN SOMERSET...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 NORTHERN PENOBSCOT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 006 SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 CENTRAL PENOBSCOT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016 INTERIOR HANCOCK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 CENTRAL WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 029 COASTAL HANCOCK... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 030 COASTAL WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 032 NORTHERN WASHINGTON. * WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 21 PERCENT. * TEMPERATURES...IN THE 60S AND 70S ON THURSDAY. * LIGHTNING...NOT EXPECTED. * IMPACTS...GRASS OR BRUSH FIRES THAT IGNITE COULD SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY AND BECOME OUT OF CONTROL. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS. && $$

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