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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
000
FNUS51 KCAR 070033 AAA
FWFCAR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN AND NORTHERN
MAINE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
833 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER DRY DAY IS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY WITH SUNSHINE MIXED WITH
PATCHY STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS. THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BE
LIGHT. HOWEVER, WINDS ALOFT WILL REMAIN STRONG AND DEEP MIXING UP
TO 7K FEET WILL RESULT IN SOME GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HUMIDITY WILL INCREASE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY AS A WARM
FRONT LIFTS NORTH OF THE REGION.

MEZ001-003-004-010-070915-
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
833 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            20
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           68           36           64
MAX/MIN RH %          76           22           85           37
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW 11 G21                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  8 G21    NW 13 G25    N  5         SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION                                              1
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4560                      4350
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 12                     S 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  73750                     52290
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-070915-
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
833 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            20
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           68           35           62
MAX/MIN RH %          80           21           81           35
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  9 G19                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       NW  8 G18    NW 12 G23    LGT/VAR      SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION                                              1
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4710                      4450
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 13                     SE 10
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  63400                     51390
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            6            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-070915-
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
833 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           75           39           65
MAX/MIN RH %          82           23           88           33
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  7 G17                 LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W  5         NW 11 G23    LGT/VAR      SE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4960                      4640
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 15                     S 11
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  90050                     70190
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-070915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
833 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           73           41           59
MAX/MIN RH %          81           27           96           42
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    NW  7                     E  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       SW  7 G22    NW 10 G21    NW  5        SE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4800                      3760
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW 16                     SE 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  85920                     60890
DISPERSION                         VERY GOOD                 GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

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

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

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.