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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 10:58 AM EDT on May 22, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 23, 2015


... The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for red flag watch... which is in effect from
Saturday afternoon into Saturday evening for northern and eastern
Maine...

* 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 029 coastal Hancock...
fire weather zone 030 coastal Washington... fire weather zone
031 southern Piscataquis and fire weather zone 032 northern
Washington.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing... 12 PM through 8 PM.

* Relative humidity... as low as 24 percent.

* Temperatures... in the lower 50s.

* Lightning... not expected.

* Impacts... grass or brush fires that ignite could spread very
rapidly and become out of control.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.



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