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
957 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TODAY BRINGING MORE WETTING
RAINFALL. TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS WILL BE A QUARTER OF AN INCH OR LESS.
UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...THOUGH
PRECIPITATION WILL MAINLY BE LIGHT AND SHOWERY IN NATURE. AFTER
CHILLY CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY...THERE WILL BE A WARMING TREND
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

$$

MEZ001-003-004-010-222115-
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
957 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           30           20
MAX/MIN TEMP          59           32           53
MIN/MAX RH %          45           82           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     NW 11 G26
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 10 G19     NW  8        W 14 G28
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6150                      6100
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 17                     NW 26
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     120440                    162120
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-222115-
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
957 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           20           20
MAX/MIN TEMP          63           35           54
MIN/MAX RH %          47           83           27
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       S  6                      NW 11 G26
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8        NW  7        NW 15 G27
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.05         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       5            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6300                      6230
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 16                      NW 26
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     111230                    162320
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-222115-
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
957 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           30           20
MAX/MIN TEMP          65           37           58
MIN/MAX RH %          43           77           25
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       S  6                      NW 11 G23
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  8        W  6         W 15 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.05         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       5            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6540                      6500
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 14                      NW 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     121850                    168390
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            5

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-222115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
957 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           30           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          59           40           58
MIN/MAX RH %          58           82           28
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       S 11                      W 12 G22
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  9         SW  7        W 14 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.05         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6410                      6520
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 11                      NW 28
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     93400                     197550
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            5

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

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

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

$$



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