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
355 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...
DRY CONDITIONS CONTINUE UNTIL MONDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL
INCREASE TOWARDS 80F ON MONDAY WITH ANOTHER DAY OF GUSTY WINDS AND
HUMIDITY IN THE 30 TO 35 PERCENT RANGE. A WARM FRONT CROSSES
MONDAY NIGHT WITH SOME THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY POSSIBLE. MUCH MORE
HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY INTO THURSDAY.
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MEZ001-003-004-010-250915-
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
355 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           0            80           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           75           54           77
MAX/MIN RH %          86           37           100          53
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  7 G19                 SW  8
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  6         W 10 G20     SW  6        SW 13
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.25         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       1                         7            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            6 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7790                      7290
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 22                      W 30
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  167670                    180120
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            2            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

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MEZ002-005-006-250915-
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
355 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           0            80           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           79           55           79
MAX/MIN RH %          83           33           98           47
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  6 G17                 S  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  5         W 10 G22     SW  6        SW 12
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.17         0.08
PRECIP DURATION       1                         6            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            6 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7950                      7600
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 20                      W 29
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  164280                    183430
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            3

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-250915-
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
355 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            60           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           81           55           82
MAX/MIN RH %          82           30           100          46
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  6                     SW  8
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  5         SW  9 G19    SW  7        SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.13         0.05
PRECIP DURATION                                 3            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8230                      7730
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 20                      W 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  173680                    181350
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            4

REMARKS...HIGH.

$$

MEZ029-030-250915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
355 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            50           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           78           52           75
MAX/MIN RH %          86           35           100          51
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  7 G19                 SW 11
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6 G18    SW 10 G23    SW  9 G19    SW 12
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.10         0.04
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   2 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7780                      6460
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W 23                      W 25
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  169290                    154220
DISPERSION                         EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

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

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

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