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
249 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE EARLY
THIS MORNING PRODUCED MINIMAL RAINFALL. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT ONCE AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON
INTO THE EVENING WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. ANOTHER DRY DAY WITH
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY.
LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED UNTIL LATER FRIDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-052115-
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
249 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          63           36           61
MIN/MAX RH %          21           85           28
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW 10 G19                 NW  9 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW 11 G20    W  7         NW 11 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    1
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM
PRECIP END                         11 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6350                      6170
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 24                     NW 27
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     159840                    168430
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-052115-
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
249 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          67           37           62
MIN/MAX RH %          19           84           26
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW 11 G20                 NW  9 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW 10 G19    W  6         NW 10 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    1
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM
PRECIP END                         12 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6410                      6250
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 24                     NW 26
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     166300                    170000
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            4            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-052115-
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
249 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          71           42           66
MIN/MAX RH %          18           72           25
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW  9                     NW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  9 G17    W  5         NW  8 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6520                      6500
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 20                     NW 25
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     139460                    163680
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-052115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
249 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          70           43           63
MIN/MAX RH %          22           75           34
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW  9                     LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  9        W  6         W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6590                      6480
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   NW 20                     W 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     141310                    163830
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            6            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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

$$

HASTINGS


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