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
328 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHEAST OF THE AREA TONIGHT WITH SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. NOT AS WARM AND MORE HUMID
FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS AS HIGHER PRESSURE RIDGES ACROSS THE AREA
FROM THE SOUTH.

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MEZ001-003-004-010-260915-
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
328 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           50           20           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           76           60           79
MAX/MIN RH %          94           55           92           58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  8                     SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        W 11         SW  9        SW  9 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.27         0.13         0.01         0.16
PRECIP DURATION       7            2            1            6
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7510                      7480
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 25                      SW 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  174100                    0
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 POOR
LAL                   3            1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4

REMARKS...HIGH.

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MEZ002-005-006-260915-
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
328 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           70           0            60
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           80           62           80
MAX/MIN RH %          91           49           89           57
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  7                     SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  5        SW 10        SW  7        S 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.21         0.13         0.00         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       6            4                         5
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING                6 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7580                      7470
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 25                      SW 19
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  193210                    0
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 POOR
LAL                   3            3            1            4
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4

REMARKS...HIGH.

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MEZ011-015>017-031-032-260915-
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
328 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           50           0            30
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           83           58           81
MAX/MIN RH %          96           49           92           56
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  7                     S  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        SW  9        SW  7        S 11 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.18         0.09         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       5            2                         2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                6 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 PM                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7990                      7470
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 22                      SW 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  181030                    0
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 POOR
LAL                   3            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            5            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ029-030-260915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
328 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           50           0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           72           52           69
MAX/MIN RH %          100          55           95           72
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW 10                     SW  8 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  9 G18    SW 12        SW 10 G19    S 13 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.10         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            1
PRECIP BEGIN          9 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6200                      6020
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 27                     W 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  167480                    96290
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
AREAS OF FOG. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

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