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
338 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE
EVENING WITH SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN SMALL HAIL AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS. DRY
WEATHER WILL RETURN FOR THURSDAY WITH RH DROPPING TOWARDS 30
PERCENT. MORE HUMID CONDITIONS RETURN FRIDAY AS A WARM FRONT
CROSSES WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

MEZ001-003-004-260930-
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
338 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           0            40           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           72           46           70
MAX/MIN RH %          90           33           98           53
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  7                     SE  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  6        N  6         LGT/VAR      S  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.00         0.03         0.15
PRECIP DURATION       2                         1            5
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      12 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            12 AM                     CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5500                      5410
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N  9                      SW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  50210                     84140
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      VERY GOOD
CWR                   10           0            20           60
LAL                   5            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            3            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-260930-
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
338 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           0            30           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          47           72           46           65
MAX/MIN RH %          87           41           99           58
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  8 G17                 SE  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      N  8 G17     LGT/VAR      S  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.16         0.00         0.02         0.12
PRECIP DURATION       4                         1            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      3 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            1 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5440                      4730
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 11                      S 19
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  61820                     87830
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      VERY GOOD
CWR                   60           0            10           40
LAL                   5            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ010-260930-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
338 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           0            40           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           75           48           66
MAX/MIN RH %          90           30           96           60
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  6        N  6         LGT/VAR      S  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.04         0.10
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            12 AM                     CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6120                      4840
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 10                      S 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  60420                     63830
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      GOOD
CWR                   10           0            20           40
LAL                   4            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            5            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-260930-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
338 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           0            30           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           77           47           66
MAX/MIN RH %          89           32           99           62
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      N  6         LGT/VAR      S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.02         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            12 AM                     CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6340                      4700
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 11                      S 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  70030                     78290
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      GOOD
CWR                   20           0            10           20
LAL                   4            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ015-260930-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
338 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           0            30           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          53           80           50           66
MAX/MIN RH %          89           30           97           62
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      N  6         LGT/VAR      S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.02         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      12 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            11 PM                     CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7080                      4880
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 11                      S 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  79730                     75890
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      GOOD
CWR                   0            0            10           20
LAL                   3            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ016-017-260930-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...
GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON
338 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           0            20           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           79           46           63
MAX/MIN RH %          96           33           100          65
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  8                     SE  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  5        N  8         LGT/VAR      S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.01         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       1                         0            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            12 AM                     CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6710                      4080
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 14                      S 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  96070                     59810
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 GOOD
CWR                   10           0            0            0
LAL                   3            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-260930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
338 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           0            0            30
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           82           46           59
MAX/MIN RH %          97           31           100          72
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  8                     E  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  6        NW  6        LGT/VAR      SE  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   6 AM
PRECIP END            12 AM                                  CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6640                      3400
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 15                      S 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  96940                     46740
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 FAIR
CWR                   10           0            0            0
LAL                   3            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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

$$



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