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
321 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED ON SUNDAY ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND
WESTERN AREAS, ALONG WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A WARM FRONT
WILL CROSS THE AREA ON MONDAY, USHERING IN A WARMER AND MORE HUMID
AIRMASS. WIDESPREAD RAIN IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AS WELL, SOME OF
WHICH MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ACROSS THE SOUTH. DRIER WEATHER
RETURNS BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

MEZ001-003-004-290930-
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
321 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           70           80           80
MIN/MAX TEMP          49           67           49           74
MAX/MIN RH %          94           60           100          61
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SE  5                     S  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE  7        S  8         SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.19         0.23         0.31
PRECIP DURATION       1            6            11           7
PRECIP BEGIN          12 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3080                      3640
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 14                      SW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  43120                     58240
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      GOOD
CWR                   10           60           80           80
LAL                   1            2            2            3
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-290930-
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
321 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           70           80           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           65           49           70
MAX/MIN RH %          93           57           100          67
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   S  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE  6        S  7         S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.13         0.20         0.24
PRECIP DURATION       1            7            9            6
PRECIP BEGIN          2 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3000                      3660
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 14                      SW 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  42000                     54900
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      GOOD
CWR                   0            50           80           60
LAL                   1            2            2            3
HAINES INDEX          4            2            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ010-290930-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
321 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           80           80
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           66           49           73
MAX/MIN RH %          91           63           100          62
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SE  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE  5        S  7         S  8         S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.15         0.29
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            8            8
PRECIP BEGIN          1 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3220                      3620
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 14                      SW 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  45080                     47060
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      FAIR
CWR                   0            10           80           80
LAL                   1            1            2            3
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-290930-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
321 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           60           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           67           49           71
MAX/MIN RH %          90           55           100          68
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE  5        SE  5        S  6         S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.06         0.23
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            3            6
PRECIP BEGIN          3 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3390                      3730
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 12                      SW 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  40680                     55950
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      GOOD
CWR                   0            0            30           80
LAL                   1            1            2            3
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ015-290930-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
321 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           10           50           80
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           68           50           71
MAX/MIN RH %          85           56           100          67
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE  5        SE  6        S  6         S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.26
PRECIP DURATION       1                         2            8
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3610                      4030
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 12                      SW 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  43320                     68510
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      GOOD
CWR                   0            0            20           80
LAL                   2            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ016-017-290930-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
321 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           10           50           80
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           65           48           69
MAX/MIN RH %          88           54           100          72
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    E  5                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NE  5        SE  5        S  6         S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03         0.30
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            8
PRECIP BEGIN          5 AM                      6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            6 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3010                      3390
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 11                     SW 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  33110                     57630
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  GOOD
CWR                   0            0            20           80
LAL                   2            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-290930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
321 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           10           50           80
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           62           47           66
MAX/MIN RH %          92           62           100          76
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    E  7                      S  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE  6        SE  6        SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.36
PRECIP DURATION       1                         2            8
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            12 AM                     CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2390                      2690
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 12                     SW 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  28680                     48420
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  FAIR
CWR                   0            0            20           80
LAL                   2            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.

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

$$



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