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
846 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE REGION TODAY THEN MOVE EAST
SUNDAY. DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST TODAY ALONG WITH LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY LEVELS. WIND GUSTS TODAY WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM 10 TO
15 MPH. HOWEVER...AN ONSHORE WIND WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE DOWNEAST
COAST THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 MPH POSSIBLE. WINDS
WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT. GENERALLY EXPECT DRY WEATHER TO PERSIST
SUNDAY...THOUGH COULD HAVE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS WESTERN
AREAS DURING THE AFTERNOON. RAIN CHANCES THEN INCREASE MONDAY WITH
A WETTING RAIN POSSIBLE. HOWEVER...RAINFALL TOTALS MONDAY ARE
STILL UNCERTAIN DEPENDENT ON THE TRACK OF LOW PRESSURE.

$$

MEZ001-003-004-302130-
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
846 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           26           57
MAX/MIN RH %          23           94           28
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5310                      6510
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW  6                     S  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     31850                     27710
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-302130-
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
846 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           27           60
MAX/MIN RH %          21           98           28
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5740                      7220
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW  6                     S  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     36240                     40360
DISPERSION            FAIR                      FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ010-302130-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
846 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           31           57
MAX/MIN RH %          24           82           43
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       N  5                      LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    12 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5660                      6370
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW  6                     S  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     30760                     45000
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-302130-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
846 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           31           62
MAX/MIN RH %          25           90           30
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6180                      7630
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW  6                     SW  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     38840                     54480
DISPERSION            FAIR                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ015-302130-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
846 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           33           63
MAX/MIN RH %          29           88           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6400                      7750
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   N  6                      SW  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     36330                     64520
DISPERSION            FAIR                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ016-017-302130-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
846 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           31           63
MAX/MIN RH %          29           95           30
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6260                      7650
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW  6                     SW  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     39600                     39370
DISPERSION            FAIR                      FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ029-030-302130-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
846 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           33           61
MAX/MIN RH %          35           98           36
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  9 G17     SW  5        SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5440                      6840
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW  4                     SW  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     20980                     32990
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 40. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 60.
LIGHT WINDS.

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

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