Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northern and Eastern Maine
National Weather Service Caribou ME
335 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Thursday will be cloudy to partly sunny and seasonable. Low
pressure approaching Thursday night will spread rain across the
area from south to north Thursday night into Friday morning. Rain
and a northeast wind will continue across the area Friday
afternoon. The weekend should then be partly sunny, seasonable and
dry.

MEZ001-002-250915-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
335 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Rain         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            30           70
Min/Max Temp          45           67           47           55
Max/Min RH %          98           55           81           62
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    E  5                      E  8
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  7        E  6         NE  9
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.15
Precip Duration                                 1            8
Precip Begin                                    2 AM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6200                      2950
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 12                     NE 19
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  76170                     54750
Dispersion                         Good                      Good
CWR                   0            0            0            70
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            2            3

REMARKS...LOW.

$$

MEZ003>005-250915-
Northern Somerset-Northern Piscataquis-Northern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot,
Baxter St Park, Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam, Mount Katahdin,
Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten, and Medway
335 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         None         Rain         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            50           80
Min/Max Temp          46           69           45           55
Max/Min RH %          98           55           89           74
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   NE  9 G18
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  7        SE  6        NE  9 G18
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.03         0.37
Precip Duration                                 2            10
Precip Begin                                    6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6320                      2610
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 15                     NE 20
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  92550                     52650
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            20           80
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-250915-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
335 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         None         Rain         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            60           100
Min/Max Temp          46           70           47           56
Max/Min RH %          100          55           88           75
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   NE 10 G18
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      E  6         E  6         NE 10 G18
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.05         0.73
Precip Duration                                 2            11
Precip Begin                                    8 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6470                      2660
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 14                     NE 27
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  90350                     71540
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            40           100
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ016-017-250915-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
335 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         None         Rain         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            90           100
Min/Max Temp          46           67           47           56
Max/Min RH %          100          57           95           79
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   NE 11 G22
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      E  8         E  8         NE 11 G20
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.15         0.86
Precip Duration                                 4            9
Precip Begin                                    6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5990                      2880
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 16                     NE 27
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  98540                     78010
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            90           100
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-250915-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
335 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers      Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            80           100
Min/Max Temp          48           68           47           57
Max/Min RH %          100          58           92           78
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   NE  9 G19
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  8        E  6         NE 10 G19
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.12         0.79
Precip Duration                                 5            11
Precip Begin                                    6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6220                      2750
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 17                     NE 24
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  106580                    66730
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            80           100
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

MEZ029-030-250915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
335 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers      Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            90           100
Min/Max Temp          46           63           48           57
Max/Min RH %          100          65           95           80
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   NE 14 G26
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      E  9         E 11 G23     NE 13 G24
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.29         0.86
Precip Duration                                 6            10
Precip Begin                                    6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4990                      2980
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 19                     NE 28
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  93070                     82000
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            90           100
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            2

REMARKS...MODERATE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the mid 40s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 40s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 60.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 40s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows
around 50. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures above normal.  Precipitation near normal.

$$



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