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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN AND NORTHERN MAINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
321 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND INTO FRIDAY
WITH A DRY AIR MASS IN PLACE. A WEAK COLD FRONT MAY TOUCH OFF A
FEW SHOWERS LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. LIGHT RAINFALL
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE SHOWERS WITH WIDESPREAD WETTING
RAINS NOT EXPECTED. SOME SNOW MAY MIX IN WITH THE RAIN AT TIMES
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

MEZ001-003-004-010-181930-
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
321 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SNOW/FZ RA   SNOW/FZ RA
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          17           50           29           47
MAX/MIN RH %          97           32           92           47
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    S  5                      W  6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      S  7         LGT/VAR      NW 11 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.05         0.08
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4350                      4430
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 12                      NW 19
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  55620                     101530
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-181930-
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
321 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/FZ RA
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          18           50           26           48
MAX/MIN RH %          97           33           93           49
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      S  6         LGT/VAR      NW 10 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03         0.09
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4460                      4540
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                S 13                      NW 17
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  66030                     105210
DISPERSION                         GOOD                      VERY GOOD
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ011-015>017-031-032-181930-
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
321 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SNOW         FRZ RAIN
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          20           51           29           52
MAX/MIN RH %          98           30           96           45
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   W  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE  6        LGT/VAR      NW 10 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   6 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4620                      4940
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 10                     NW 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  46510                     137580
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

MEZ029-030-181930-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
321 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            20
MIN/MAX TEMP          25           47           31           51
MAX/MIN RH %          100          37           99           48
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    E  6                      SW  5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE  6        LGT/VAR      W  9 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                              1
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM
PRECIP END                                                   12 PM
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4130                      4990
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SE 10                     NW 25
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  44150                     135020
DISPERSION                         FAIR                      EXCELLENT
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS AROUND
50. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

$$









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