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
344 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

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. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS MONDAY
NIGHT WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL
LIKELY DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOONS
ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS. NO ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED UNTIL LATER
FRIDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-040915-
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
344 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            50           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           76           44           62
MAX/MIN RH %          78           24           93           29
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    SW  6                     NW  9 G17
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW 12 G23    SW 10 G23    NW 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.10         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                 2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM
PRECIP END                                      6 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            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-040915-
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
344 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           78           48           65
MAX/MIN RH %          82           24           88           28
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    S  5                      NW  9 G17
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SW 11 G23    SW  9 G19    NW  9 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                 2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 PM
PRECIP END                                      6 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            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-040915-
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
344 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      NONE
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30           0
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           78           51           70
MAX/MIN RH %          86           22           85           28
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   W  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  5         S 10 G22     SW  9 G19    NW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 PM
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            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            5

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-040915-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
344 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           67           47           69
MAX/MIN RH %          93           34           91           31
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    S  5                      W  7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       S  5         S 10 G22     SW 11 G21    W  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    12 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   9 AM
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            1
HAINES INDEX          3            5            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

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

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

$$


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