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
328 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...SHOWERS TODAY...

.DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE NORTH THIS MORNING THEN ACROSS
DOWNEAST AREAS DURING THE MIDDAY AND AFTERNOON. AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON. THE AIR WILL
BE VERY HUMID TODAY AND TONIGHT. SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY. TUESDAY WILL
TURN OUT PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE DAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-010730-
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
328 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           60           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           58           75
MIN/MAX RH %          75           100          66
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  7        SW  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.23         0.13         0.10
PRECIP DURATION       7            5            5
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4230                      4420
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 15                      S  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     70150                     27160
DISPERSION            GOOD                      MARGINAL
LAL                   2            2            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-010730-
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
328 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           60           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           61           77
MIN/MAX RH %          73           100          65
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        SW  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.23         0.15         0.10
PRECIP DURATION       7            5            5
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4260                      4470
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 17                      SE  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     69220                     25040
DISPERSION            GOOD                      MARGINAL
LAL                   2            2            3
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-010730-
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
328 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           60           60
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           64           80
MIN/MAX RH %          68           100          63
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        SW  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.18         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       6            6            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4670                      4790
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 14                      S  4
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     66300                     30540
DISPERSION            GOOD                      MARGINAL
LAL                   2            2            3
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-010730-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
328 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           70           40
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           61           78
MIN/MAX RH %          74           100          67
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW 12 G21                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 11 G21    SW  8 G17    LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.27         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       3            6            2
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3750                      4640
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 19                     SW  3
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     68680                     19920
DISPERSION            GOOD                      POOR
LAL                   1            2            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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

$$






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