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
858 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK WILL LEAD TO WARM
TEMPERATURES, LIGHT WINDS, AND ONLY A SMALL CHANCE OF AN AFTERNOON
SHOWER. THE NEXT WETTING RAIN FOR MOST AREAS WILL NOT COME UNTIL
AROUND WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY. THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK, ALTHOUGH
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE FAIRLY LOW, GOOD RECOVERY IS
EXPECTED AT NIGHT.

MEZ001-003-004-010-241300-
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
858 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           51           81
MIN/MAX RH %          47           100          42
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM
PRECIP END            6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4410                      4420
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   N  5                      NW  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     30140                     44210
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-241300-
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
858 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           0            20
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           52           82
MIN/MAX RH %          49           100          43
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM                     1 PM
PRECIP END            6 PM                      6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4530                      4570
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   N  3                      NW  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     22150                     45540
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-241300-
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
858 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           53           82
MIN/MAX RH %          48           100          42
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    11 AM
PRECIP END                                      6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4750                      4750
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NE  6                     N  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     38000                     28480
DISPERSION            FAIR                      MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-241300-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
858 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          73           54           79
MIN/MAX RH %          50           99           48
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NE  5                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4750                      4750
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NE  8                     NW  2
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     50230                     23750
DISPERSION            GOOD                      MARGINAL
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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

$$






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