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
823 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
An isolated shower is possible across northern areas this
afternoon. Otherwise, dry conditions with record warm
temperatures will persist today. Isolated to scattered showers
are expected across the region tonight. Showers are possible
across the entire region Wednesday, most extensive across
northern areas where an afternoon thunderstorm is also possible.
A strong cold front will cross the region later Wednesday night
through early Thursday.

MEZ001>004-262115-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-Northern Somerset-
Northern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
Mars Hill, Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot, Baxter St Park,
Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam, and Mount Katahdin
823 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Tstms
Precip Chc (%)        20           30           60
Min/Max Temp          84           54           76
Max/Min RH %          47           97           64
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       W  6                      SE  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  7        Lgt/Var      S  6
Precip Amount         0.02         0.04         0.11
Precip Duration       1            3            3
Precip Begin          12 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6590                      5160
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 14                     SW 20
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     91790                     104760
Dispersion            Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            10           70
LAL                   1            1            3
Haines Index          4            2            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-262115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
823 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            20           20
Min/Max Temp          90           58           76
Max/Min RH %          44           99           69
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  5                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W  6         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.02         0.02
Precip Duration                    1            1
Precip Begin                       7 PM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    7540                      5360
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW  9                     SW 15
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     67000                     82170
Dispersion            Good                      Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            3
Haines Index          5            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-262115-
Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten,
Medway, Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills, Lincoln,
Howland, Springfield, Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
Princeton, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
823 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            20           20
Min/Max Temp          89           57           74
Max/Min RH %          43           97           69
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  5                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W  6         Lgt/Var      S  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.03         0.03
Precip Duration                    1            2
Precip Begin                       6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    7650                      4990
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 11                     SW 16
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     87570                     79270
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            3
Haines Index          5            2            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-262115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
823 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            20           20
Min/Max Temp          83           56           70
Max/Min RH %          56           99           84
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  6                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  7        Lgt/Var      S  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.02         0.02
Precip Duration                    1            1
Precip Begin                       8 PM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5960                      4060
Transport Wnd (kts)   W  7                      SW 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     39700                     45390
Dispersion            Fair                      Fair
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            3
Haines Index          5            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Colder. Lows in the lower 40s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. North winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Light winds.

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

$$



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