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
329 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST OF THE REGION TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL TOUCH OFF SNOW AND RAIN LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. LIGHT
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED. SOME SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
FAR NORTH AND WEST WITH UP TO AN INCH POSSIBLE BY SATURDAY
MORNING.

MEZ001-003-004-010-191930-
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
329 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           50           20           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           42           21           49
MAX/MIN RH %          89           53           96           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW 12        NW  9 G18    LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.07         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            4            0
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4410                      4390
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 20                     W  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  107560                    36540
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-191930-
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
329 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           50           20           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          28           43           23           50
MAX/MIN RH %          91           56           100          30
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW 10        NW  8 G17    LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.07         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            4            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   9 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4460                      4520
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 22                     W  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  104280                    41840
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            3            3            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-191930-
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
329 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           40           0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          29           48           27           53
MAX/MIN RH %          93           50           95           31
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   N  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW  9 G17    NW  7 G17    LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.06         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            4
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5050                      4760
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 23                     W  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  133470                    43300
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-191930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
329 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           48           30           50
MAX/MIN RH %          95           50           91           35
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   N  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      NW  7        NW  8 G20    S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.05         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            3
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5060                      4750
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 24                     W  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  136920                    40560
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
0 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$






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