Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MAINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
323 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WETTING RAINFALL AND GUSTY SE WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY. SOMEWHAT DRIER AND MUCH LESS WIND ON WEDNESDAY...THEN
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-212200-
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
323 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          100          80           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           46           34           52
MAX/MIN RH %          98           76           95           50
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SE 15 G24                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SE 13 G24    SE 13 G24    SW  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.21         0.41         0.09         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       12           12           4            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2450                      6050
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 19                      S 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  44340                     85970
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-212200-
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
323 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          100          90           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           47           37           55
MAX/MIN RH %          97           76           98           47
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SE 15 G23                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SE 11 G22    SE 13 G23    S  6 G19     LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.18         0.45         0.13         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       10           12           4            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2480                      6230
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 24                      S 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  62400                     90350
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-212200-
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
323 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          100          70           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           50           38           56
MAX/MIN RH %          100          78           96           46
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SE 16 G27                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SE 11 G23    SE 13 G25    SW  6 G18    S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.33         0.65         0.09         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       12           12           3            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2930                      6400
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 26                      SW 19
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  78330                     119880
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-212200-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
323 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          100          70           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           49           40           54
MAX/MIN RH %          100          80           95           53
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SE 22 G36                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SE 16 G32    SE 17 G33    S  8 G23     S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.34         0.62         0.08         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       12           12           3            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3030                      6020
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 27                      SW 19
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  80780                     105130
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

VJN


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