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
1011 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A MILDER SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW THIS WEEKEND AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT THAT WILL CROSS THE REGION LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY
MORNING. A FEW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND...MAINLY ACROSS
NORTHERN MAINE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. A BETTER CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE SUN NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

MEZ001-003-004-010-211415-
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
1011 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           20           40
MAX/MIN TEMP          60           53           69
MIN/MAX RH %          58           97           69
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       S  9 G19                  S  9 G21
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S 10 G21     S  9 G19     S 11 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.15
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            2
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3860                      4180
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 21                     SW 20
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     88310                     102060
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-211415-
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
1011 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           30
MAX/MIN TEMP          59           54           70
MIN/MAX RH %          55           97           68
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       S  9 G22                  S  9 G19
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S 12 G22     S  9 G18     S 10 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.08
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3660                      4350
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 24                     SW 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     92060                     116830
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-211415-
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
1011 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30
MAX/MIN TEMP          61           55           72
MIN/MAX RH %          53           95           73
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       S  7 G18                  S  8 G17
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S 11 G21     S  9 G18     S  8 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.07
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    9 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4220                      4610
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 24                     SW 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     103030                    119600
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ029-030-211415-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
1011 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30
MAX/MIN TEMP          60           56           68
MIN/MAX RH %          57           94           78
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  9 G21                 S 10 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S 13 G22     S 11 G21     S 12 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.05
PRECIP DURATION                                 2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3820                      4120
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 26                     SW 30
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     101500                    120290
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$






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