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
303 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BEGIN TO CROSS THE REGION FORM NORTHWEST
TO SOUTHEAST TODAY. THE FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AS IT CROSSES THE REGION. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER ACROSS DOWNEAST MAINE THIS EVENING AS
THE FRONT SLOWS AS IT REACHES THE COAST AND A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE
MOVES NORTHEAST ALONG THE FRONT. THURSDAY WILL BE A MAINLY DRY DAY
ACROSS THE NORTH BUT THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS
DOWNEAST AREAS.

MEZ001-003-004-010-240715-
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
303 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           40           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           51           74
MIN/MAX RH %          51           96           37
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  8                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  9 G17     NW  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.30         0.11         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4480                      4410
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 21                     NW  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     117350                    24670
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
LAL                   5            3            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-240715-
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
303 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           50           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          88           55           76
MIN/MAX RH %          49           97           39
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  9 G17    NW  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.30         0.17         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            2
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4450                      4530
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 21                     N  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     110620                    27190
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
LAL                   5            5            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-240715-
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
303 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           70           10
MAX/MIN TEMP          88           60           77
MIN/MAX RH %          48           99           42
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6                     N  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 10 G17    W  6         LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.17         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4750                      4780
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 20                     N  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     114690                    39620
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 FAIR
LAL                   5            5            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-240715-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
303 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            50           40
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           58           76
MIN/MAX RH %          59           100          50
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  8 G17                 N  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 12        W  9 G19     LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.18         0.04
PRECIP DURATION                    6            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4710                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 24                     N  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     117820                    40750
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 FAIR
LAL                   3            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$






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