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
815 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TODAY...WITH LOCALIZED WETTING RAINFALL
POSSIBLE. DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.
THE NEXT CHANCE OF RAIN WILL BE LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT ACROSS
NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE REGION.

MEZ001-003-004-010-171215-
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
815 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           0            30
MAX/MIN TEMP          59           38           58
MIN/MAX RH %          64           100          50
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       7                         1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                      10 AM
PRECIP END            4 PM                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5430                      5990
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 12                     W  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     79590                     51690
DISPERSION            GOOD                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-171215-
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
815 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           0            30
MAX/MIN TEMP          60           40           61
MIN/MAX RH %          66           98           49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       6                         1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                      12 PM
PRECIP END            6 PM                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5420                      5990
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 17                     W  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     101730                    41160
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 FAIR
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-171215-
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
815 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          64           42           67
MIN/MAX RH %          60           99           43
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       5
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5960                      6480
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 14                     W  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     91590                     55140
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-171215-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
815 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          64           45           66
MIN/MAX RH %          58           99           50
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  6         LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5970                      6350
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 12                     W  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     77350                     50610
DISPERSION            GOOD                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. PATCHY FROST. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 30.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FROST. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$





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