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
318 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH OFFSHORE TONIGHT. THIS WILL BE
FOLLOWED BY A SUNNY WARM DAY ON FRIDAY WITH LIGHT WINDS. A STRONG
COLD FRONT APPROACHING SATURDAY WILL BRING A BREEZY AND WARM DAY
WITH INCREASING SOUTH WINDS AND A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN WESTERN AREAS LATE IN THE DAY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRESS SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT.
COOLER, DRIER AIR WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT BRINGING A SUNNY AND
MODERATELY COOL DAY SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY A SUNNY WARMER DAY ON
MONDAY. DRY WEATHER WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY OF NEXT
WEEK. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT NEXT WEEK.

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MEZ001-003-004-010-290930-
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
318 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           0            0            60
MIN/MAX TEMP          46           74           54           79
MAX/MIN RH %          98           38           100          51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   SW 10 G21
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       N  5 G18     LGT/VAR      S  5         SW 14 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.00         0.00         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   6 AM
PRECIP END            9 PM                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5890                      5930
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S  8                      SW 22
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  53660                     134470
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      EXCELLENT
LAL                   3            1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

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
318 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           0            0            40
MIN/MAX TEMP          50           75           53           79
MAX/MIN RH %          94           39           100          49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   S  9 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       N  5         LGT/VAR      S  6         SW 14 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.00         0.00         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   10 AM
PRECIP END            11 PM                                  CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5900                      6020
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S  7                      SW 26
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  49570                     146190
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      EXCELLENT
LAL                   3            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-290930-
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
318 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           0            0            30
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           76           51           78
MAX/MIN RH %          99           46           100          52
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE  6                     S  8 G19
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S 13 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       2                                      1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   1 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM                                  CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6060                      5810
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE  3                     SW 26
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  31570                     137010
DISPERSION                         MARGINAL                  EXCELLENT
LAL                   3            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-290930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
318 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           0            0            20
MIN/MAX TEMP          53           70           48           68
MAX/MIN RH %          100          57           100          64
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NE  7                     SW  8 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6 G18    E  5         LGT/VAR      S 12 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       2                                      0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   3 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM                                  CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5240                      4180
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                E  7                      SW 28
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  38480                     103820
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   3            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60.
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$


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