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WWUS81 KCAR 201318  
SPSCAR  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
918 AM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017  
 
MEZ010-011-015>017-029>032-202300-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-  
COASTAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, BLANCHARD, LINCOLN,  
HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD, BANGOR, BREWER, ORONO, OLD TOWN, AMHERST,  
AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK, GREAT POND, ORLAND, CALAIS,  
GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, PERRY, PRINCETON, ELLSWORTH,  
BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT, CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, CHERRYFIELD,  
DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, GUILFORD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO,  
AND TOPSFIELD  
918 AM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017  
   
..HIGH FIRE DANGER TODAY
 
 
THE MAINE STATE FOREST SERVICE HAS INDICATED THAT THE WILDFIRE  
DANGER ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND DOWNEAST MAINE  
IS HIGH TODAY. YOU SHOULD CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT  
OR FORESTRY OFFICE BEFORE DOING ANY BURNING. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT  
A BURN PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ALL BURNING.  
 
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BRING DRY AIR INTO THE AREA TODAY.  
WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
VALUES AND SUNNY SKIES. THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY BRING THE  
POTENTIAL FOR ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP TO SPREAD QUICKLY.  
 

 
 
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