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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
417 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

MEZ001>006-010-011-015>017-031-032-052030-
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
417 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL MAINE...EASTERN
MAINE...FAR NORTHERN MAINE...INTERIOR DOWNEAST MAINE...NORTH
CENTRAL MAINE...NORTHERN MAINE AND WEST CENTRAL MAINE.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   RED FLAG WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
413 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING...

.LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED
FOR TUESDAY.

MEZ001>006-010-011-015>017-031-032-050415-
/O.NEW.KCAR.FW.A.0002.150505T1600Z-150506T0000Z/
/O.CON.KCAR.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150505T0000Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
413 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN
MAINE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  003 NORTHERN SOMERSET...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 NORTHERN
  PISCATAQUIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 NORTHERN PENOBSCOT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 006 SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010
  CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 CENTRAL
  PENOBSCOT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 016 INTERIOR HANCOCK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017
  CENTRAL WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 SOUTHERN
  PISCATAQUIS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 032 NORTHERN WASHINGTON.

* WINDS...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL SUBSIDE THIS EVENING. WEST
  TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 20 MPH ON TUESDAY WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT INTO EARLY EVENING.
  RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL INCREASE TONIGHT BUT DROP OFF ON
  TUESDAY AND ARE EXPECTED TO GO BELOW 30 PERCENT BY THE AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...WILL DROP BACK INTO THE 60S THIS EVENING. DAYTIME
  TEMPERATURES ON TUESDAY ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE UPPER 60S TO
  LOWER 70S.

* LIGHTNING...NOT EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...GRASS OR BRUSH FIRES THAT IGNITE COULD SPREAD VERY
  RAPIDLY AND BECOME OUT OF CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

HEWITT




Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
413 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING...

.LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED
FOR TUESDAY.

MEZ001>006-010-011-015>017-031-032-050415-
/O.NEW.KCAR.FW.A.0002.150505T1600Z-150506T0000Z/
/O.CON.KCAR.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150505T0000Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
413 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN
MAINE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  003 NORTHERN SOMERSET...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 NORTHERN
  PISCATAQUIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 NORTHERN PENOBSCOT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 006 SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010
  CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 CENTRAL
  PENOBSCOT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 016 INTERIOR HANCOCK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017
  CENTRAL WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 SOUTHERN
  PISCATAQUIS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 032 NORTHERN WASHINGTON.

* WINDS...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL SUBSIDE THIS EVENING. WEST
  TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 20 MPH ON TUESDAY WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT INTO EARLY EVENING.
  RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL INCREASE TONIGHT BUT DROP OFF ON
  TUESDAY AND ARE EXPECTED TO GO BELOW 30 PERCENT BY THE AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...WILL DROP BACK INTO THE 60S THIS EVENING. DAYTIME
  TEMPERATURES ON TUESDAY ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE UPPER 60S TO
  LOWER 70S.

* LIGHTNING...NOT EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...GRASS OR BRUSH FIRES THAT IGNITE COULD SPREAD VERY
  RAPIDLY AND BECOME OUT OF CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

HEWITT




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