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
308 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY AFTERNOON WINDS EARLY THIS WEEK...

A WARM AND DRY AIR MASS WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY.
MONDAY WILL BE THE WARMEST DAY OF THE WEEK WITH HIGHS INLAND WELL
INTO THE 70S TO NEAR 80 DEGREES. MINIMUM RELATIVELY HUMIDITIES
WILL LIKELY DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON IN THE NORTH
ALONG WITH GUSTY WIND.

MEZ001-003-004-010-032130-
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
308 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        10           0            20
MAX/MIN TEMP          72           43           74
MIN/MAX RH %          29           96           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   SW  7 G18
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW 11 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM                     1 PM
PRECIP END            6 PM                      CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4600                      4440
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW  6                     SW 22
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     37970                     102270
DISPERSION            FAIR                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4

REMARKS...AN ISOLATED AFTERNOON T-STORM IS POSSIBLE TODAY OVER
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS COUNTY.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-032130-
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
308 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          73           43           75
MIN/MAX RH %          31           95           31
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   SW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW 10 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4670                      4540
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW  6                     SW 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     34770                     82120
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-032130-
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
308 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          71           38           76
MIN/MAX RH %          36           99           33
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  5         S  5         SW  9 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4750                      4750
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW  4                     SW 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     29770                     77650
DISPERSION            MARGINAL                  GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4

REMARKS...AN ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE TODAY ACROSS
SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS COUNTY.

$$

MEZ029-030-032130-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
308 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
MAX/MIN TEMP          59           37           65
MIN/MAX RH %          51           100          46
20FTWND/AM(MPH)       SW  5                     SW  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  8         SW  6        S 10 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4400                      4230
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW  9                     SW 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     36060                     68570
DISPERSION            FAIR                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 40. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$

CB


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