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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 8:51 AM EDT on May 23, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 23, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT
this evening...

* affected area... fire weather zone 003 northern Somerset... fire
weather zone 004 northern Piscataquis... 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 30 mph.

* Timing... 12 PM through 8 PM.

* Relative humidity... as low as 18 percent.

* Temperatures... in the mid to upper 50s.

* 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 significant fire growth potential.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:55 AM EDT on May 23, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... cwop
observers... Skywarn spotters... facebook fans... and media for these
reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at
weather.Gov/Caribou

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maine

... Aroostook County...
   2 N Portage 5.2 748 am 5/23 social media
   2 SSE Ashland 2.0 734 am 5/23 trained spotter
   Perham 1.0 952 am 5/23 social media
   Presque Isle 1.0 757 am 5/23 public
   Presque Isle east 1.0 800 am 5/23 co-op observer
   5 NNW New Sweden 0.8 700 am 5/23 cocorahs
   1 N Caribou 0.3 734 am 5/23 trained spotter
   Monticello 0.2 745 am 5/23 social media
   Mapleton 0.2 745 am 5/23 social media


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