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
821 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT ONCE AGAIN
THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING WITH GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST
WINDS. ANOTHER DRY AND MILD DAY IS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-062115-
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
821 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          64           38           67
MIN/MAX RH %          20           67           21
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       W  7 G20                  NW  8
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 12 G27     NW  8 G24    NW 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7890                      7850
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 26                      NW 22
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     242290                    173600
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            6

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-062115-
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
821 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          67           38           68
MIN/MAX RH %          19           74           20
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       W  7 G18                  NW  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 11 G25     NW  7 G22    NW 11 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8000                      7800
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 24                      NW 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     236000                    176770
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-062115-
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
821 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          70           43           74
MIN/MAX RH %          17           75           23
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       NW  5                     NW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 10 G23     W  6 G20     NW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8250                      8200
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 23                      NW 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     214820                    244250
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            5

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ029-030-062115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
821 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          67           45           71
MIN/MAX RH %          22           74           26
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  9 G23     W  9 G23     NW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8200                      8040
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   W 21                      NW 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     176920                    196530
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

$$



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