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...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1003 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM AND DRY AIR MASS WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON WILL APPROACH 80 DEGREES FOR MANY
INLAND AREAS. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT WITH
SCATTERED SHOWERS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP BELOW 30
PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOONS ALONG WITH
GUSTY WINDS. NO ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED UNTIL LATER FRIDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-042115-
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
1003 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            50           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           45           65
MIN/MAX RH %          25           94           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  6                     NW  9 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 12 G23    SW 10 G23    NW 10 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    3
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM
PRECIP END                         5 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6190                      3540
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 19                     NW 20
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     151100                    77090
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-042115-
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
1003 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            40           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           48           68
MIN/MAX RH %          27           87           28
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       S  5                      NW  9 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW 11 G23    SW  9 G19    NW  9 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    2
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 PM
PRECIP END                         5 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6230                      4100
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 18                     NW 22
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     129820                    94390
DISPERSION            EXCELLENT                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            3            4

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-042115-
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
1003 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            30           0
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           52           72
MIN/MAX RH %          30           85           28
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   NW  8
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S 10 G22     SW  9 G19    NW  8 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    1
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 AM
PRECIP END                         6 AM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6500                      5080
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 16                     W 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     110450                    140790
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            5

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

MEZ029-030-042115-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
1003 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            30           30
MAX/MIN TEMP          67           47           71
MIN/MAX RH %          43           92           31
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       S  5                      W  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S 10 G22     SW 11 G21    NW  8 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       3 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5920                      4670
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 16                     W 25
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     100620                    121070
DISPERSION            VERY GOOD                 VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3

REMARKS...VERY HIGH.

$$

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

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

$$

HEWITT


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