Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Recreational Forecast for Northern and Eastern Maine
National Weather Service Caribou ME
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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Top of Mount Katahdin-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...TOP OF MOUNT KATAHDIN (5268`)...

.TODAY...Sunny through early afternoon...then becoming partly sunny.
Windy with high around 6 above. West winds 25 to 35 mph decreasing
to 20 to 25 mph this afternoon. Wind chill values as low as 39 below.
No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers until midnight...
then scattered snow showers after midnight. Low around 2 above. West
winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Wind chill
values as low as 12 below. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly
sunny. Scattered snow showers in the morning...then a slight chance
of snow showers in the afternoon. High around 5 above. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Wind chill
values as low as 15 below. No lightning risk.

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Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...KATAHDIN WOODS AND WATERS NATIONAL MONUMENT...

.TODAY...Sunny through early afternoon...then becoming partly sunny.
High around 14. West winds around 10 mph. Wind chill values as low
as 16 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers after midnight. Low
around 3 above. Light winds. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. No
lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly
sunny. Isolated snow showers in the morning. High around 21. Light
winds becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent. No lightning risk.

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MEZ029-152200-
Top of Cadillac Mountain-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...TOP OF CADILLAC MOUNTAIN (1532`)...

.TODAY...Sunny through early afternoon...then becoming partly sunny.
High around 21. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Wind chill values as low as
10 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow until midnight...
then a chance of snow after midnight. Low around 14. Light winds
becoming northeast 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent. Wind chill values as low as 7 below after
midnight. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly
sunny. A chance of snow in the morning. High around 21. Northwest
winds around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Wind chill
values as low as 8 below in the morning. No lightning risk.

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Top of Deboullie Mountain-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...TOP OF DEBOULLIE MOUNTAIN (1981`)...

.TODAY...Mostly sunny and brisk. High around 7 above. West winds
20 to 25 mph decreasing to around 15 mph this afternoon. Wind chill
values as low as 27 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy until midnight...then summit in and out of
clouds. Isolated snow showers after midnight. Low around 1 below.
West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Wind
chill values as low as 13 below. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly
sunny. High around 9 above. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. No
lightning risk.

$$

MEZ006-152200-
Top of Mars Hill Mountain-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...TOP OF MARS HILL MOUNTAIN (1749`)...

.TODAY...Mostly sunny. High around 11. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Wind
chill values as low as 21 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy until midnight...then becoming mostly
cloudy. Low around 1 below. West winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight
becoming light winds. Wind chill values as low as 11 below. No
lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly
sunny. High around 11. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill
values as low as 11 below. No lightning risk.

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MEZ010-152200-
Top of White Cap Mountain-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...TOP OF WHITE CAP MOUNTAIN (3654`)...

.TODAY...Mostly sunny and windy. High around 9 above. West winds
20 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph this afternoon. Wind chill
values as low as 27 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Isolated snow showers until midnight...then
scattered snow showers after midnight. Not as cool with low around
7 above. West winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight becoming light
winds. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning...then summit in and out of
clouds. A chance of snow showers in the morning...then a slight
chance of snow showers in the afternoon. High around 11. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Wind chill
values as low as 6 below. No lightning risk.

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MEZ010-152200-
Moosehead Lake-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...MOOSEHEAD LAKE...

.TODAY...Mostly sunny. High around 15. West winds around 10 mph.
Wind chill values as low as 15 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Low around 6 above.
Light winds. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly
sunny. A slight chance of snow showers. High around 21. Light winds.
Chance of precipitation 20 percent. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ001-152200-
Allagash Wilderness Waterway-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...ALLAGASH WILDERNESS WATERWAY...

.TODAY...Mostly sunny. High around 10 above. West winds 10 to
15 mph. Wind chill values as low as 24 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers after midnight. Low
around 1 below. Southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight
becoming light winds. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. No
lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly
sunny. High around 18. Light winds. No lightning risk.

$$

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St Croix River-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...ST CROIX RIVER...

.TODAY...Sunny through early afternoon...then becoming partly sunny.
High around 18. West winds around 10 mph. Wind chill values as low
as 14 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Low around 5 above. Light winds. No
lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. High around 23. Light winds becoming
northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon. No lightning risk.

$$

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West Quoddy Head-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...WEST QUODDY HEAD...

.TODAY...Sunny through early afternoon...then becoming partly sunny.
High around 26. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Wind chill values as low as
5 below. No lightning risk. Water temperature 49 degrees Fahrenheit.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow after midnight. Low
around 14. North winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation
30 percent. Wind chill values as low as 3 above. No lightning risk.
Water temperature 49 degrees Fahrenheit.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the morning.
High around 28. North winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation
20 percent. Wind chill values as low as 3 below in the morning. No
lightning risk. Water temperature 49 degrees Fahrenheit.

$$

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Upper Penobscot Watershed-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...UPPER PENOBSCOT WATERSHED...

.TODAY...Sunny through early afternoon...then becoming partly sunny.
High around 16. West winds around 10 mph. Wind chill values as low
as 15 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers after midnight. Low
around 4 above. Light winds. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. No
lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly
sunny. A slight chance of snow showers in the morning. High around
22. Light winds becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Chance of precipitation 20 percent. No lightning risk.

For current and forecast flow conditions for the Penobscot...see
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=car

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Lower Penobscot Watershed-
246 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...LOWER PENOBSCOT WATERSHED...

.TODAY...Sunny through early afternoon...then becoming partly sunny.
High around 19. West winds around 10 mph. Wind chill values as low
as 12 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Low around 6 above. Light winds. No
lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers in the
morning. High around 25. Light winds. Chance of precipitation
20 percent. No lightning risk.

For current and forecast flow conditions for the Penobscot...see
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=car

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