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
917 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE AREA TODAY AND A
SOUTHWESTERLY BREEZE WILL INCREASE BEHIND THE HIGH. CLOUDS WILL
INCREASE TODAY. RAIN WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING THEN OVER THE REST OF THE AREA LATER SUNDAY. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF AROUND THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH ACROSS THE NORTH AND A
HALF INCH DOWNEAST ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. CLOUDS
AND SOME SHOWERS WILL LINGER ON MONDAY WITH A THUNDERSTORM
POSSIBLE IN SOME SPOTS.

MEZ001-003-004-010-311330-
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
917 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            50           90
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           56           74
MIN/MAX RH %          51           97           72
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8 G19    SW  7        SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.48
PRECIP DURATION                    3            11
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4350                      4050
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 15                     SW 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     72270                     56990
DISPERSION            GOOD                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-311330-
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
917 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            40           90
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           56           74
MIN/MAX RH %          51           97           71
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  9        S  7         SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.43
PRECIP DURATION                    2            8
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4450                      3920
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 17                     SW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     84590                     65580
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-311330-
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
917 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            90
MAX/MIN TEMP          73           57           77
MIN/MAX RH %          51           100          66
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     SW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 10 G18    S  8         SW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.19
PRECIP DURATION                                 5
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4750                      4320
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 17                     SW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     86450                     90250
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-311330-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
917 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            80
MAX/MIN TEMP          68           58           75
MIN/MAX RH %          57           98           69
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6 G19                 SW 10
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 13 G21    SW 11 G20    SW 11
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.09
PRECIP DURATION                                 3
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4270                      3880
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 21                     SW 20
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     89340                     89710
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3

REMARKS...FIRE DANGER MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
73 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$





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