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
254 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN MAINE THIS MORNING AND
THEN STALL ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE STATE TONIGHT. A
WETTING RAIN WILL OCCUR ACROSS CENTRAL AND DOWNEAST AREAS THIS
AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING.

MEZ001-003-004-282115-
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN 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
254 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           30           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          77           54           77
MAX/MIN RH %          58           100          51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6210                      6580
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W  9                      W  2
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     55890                     13160
DISPERSION            GOOD                      POOR
CWR                   40           0            0
LAL                   3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-282115-
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
254 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           40           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          78           57           79
MAX/MIN RH %          62           100          53
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.21         0.05         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       5            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6480                      6950
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 11                     SW  3
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     71280                     20850
DISPERSION            GOOD                      POOR
CWR                   50           0            10
LAL                   3            3            2
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ010-282115-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
254 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           40           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          78           58           77
MAX/MIN RH %          59           100          56
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.27         0.06         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       6            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6440                      6580
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW  9                     S  2
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     57960                     13160
DISPERSION            GOOD                      POOR
CWR                   60           0            10
LAL                   3            3            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-282115-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
254 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           50           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          82           60           80
MAX/MIN RH %          57           100          56
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.36         0.14         0.10
PRECIP DURATION       6            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7170                      7180
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 10                     SW  3
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     71700                     21540
DISPERSION            GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   50           10           40
LAL                   3            3            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ015-282115-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
254 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           50           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          83           61           80
MAX/MIN RH %          57           100          58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.33         0.17         0.13
PRECIP DURATION       5            3            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7520                      7330
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 10                     SW  3
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     75200                     21990
DISPERSION            GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   40           20           60
LAL                   4            3            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ016-017-282115-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
254 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           40           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          81           61           78
MAX/MIN RH %          56           100          63
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.20         0.16         0.15
PRECIP DURATION       3            3            5
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7040                      6820
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 12                     SW  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     84480                     34100
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 MARGINAL
CWR                   40           20           60
LAL                   3            3            2
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-282115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
254 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          77           61           76
MAX/MIN RH %          66           100          67
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.09         0.20
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            6
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      6220
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 14                     SW  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     79800                     24880
DISPERSION            GOOD                      MARGINAL
CWR                   20           20           60
LAL                   3            3            2
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.

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

$$



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