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
316 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE REGION INTO THE
MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. THIS WILL KEEP PERIODS OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION
AND MOIST CONDITIONS AROUND THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-270930-
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
316 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           70           50           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          33           49           34           51
MAX/MIN RH %          98           62           99           47
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  7                      N 10 G21
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       N  6         NE 10 G19    N 10 G18     N 11 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.11         0.04         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       6            9            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4350                      4350
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 20                     N 19
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  99550                     86170
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-270930-
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
316 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           70           50           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           50           36           52
MAX/MIN RH %          96           59           93           50
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  7                      N 11 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       N  5         NE 10 G19    N 11         N 11 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.11         0.04         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       4            8            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4540                      4450
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 21                     N 20
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  105580                    96630
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4

REMARKS..,LOW.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-270930-
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
316 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           70           50           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           51           38           55
MAX/MIN RH %          98           60           91           45
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  5                      N 11 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      N  8         N 10         N 12 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.10         0.04         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       2            7            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4710                      4750
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NE 17                     N 20
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  84850                     108970
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-270930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
316 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           70           50           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           49           38           54
MAX/MIN RH %          99           65           92           48
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N  5                      N 12 G20
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      N  6         N 10 G19     N 13 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.08         0.05         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       2            6            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4580                      4770
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 13                      N 21
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  66600                     114840
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            4

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$

HASTINGS



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