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
857 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Very warm and humid weather can be expected through tonight. A
cold front approaching from the west will bring showers and
thunderstorms to the region late this afternoon and into tonight.
There could be a few lingering showers Wednesday morning
otherwise drier air is expected along with gusty west winds
Wednesday afternoon.

MEZ001>004-222115-
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
857 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Precip Chc (%)        50           70           40
Min/Max Temp          82           60           75
Max/Min RH %          49           100          51
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   SW  9 G19
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  5         S  7         SW 11 G20
Precip Amount         0.06         0.35         0.04
Precip Duration       3            7            1
Precip Begin          9 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   10 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6760                      5760
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 18                     W 25
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     119900                    144890
Dispersion            Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   60           70           0
LAL                   4            5            2
Haines Index          3            3            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-222115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
857 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Precip Chc (%)        20           70           40
Min/Max Temp          86           63           80
Max/Min RH %          48           98           45
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   SW  8
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  7         S  7         W  7
Precip Amount         0.01         0.30         0.05
Precip Duration       1            6            1
Precip Begin          1 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   2 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    7190                      6520
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 18                     W 19
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     131560                    120650
Dispersion            Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   10           70           0
LAL                   3            5            2
Haines Index          4            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-222115-
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
857 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Tstms        Tstms
Precip Chc (%)        0            70           50
Min/Max Temp          87           65           80
Max/Min RH %          46           100          46
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   SW  9 G18
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  7         S  7         SW  8 G17
Precip Amount         0.00         0.21         0.10
Precip Duration                    6            2
Precip Begin                       6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    7350                      6840
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 19                     W 21
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     137250                    141520
Dispersion            Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            70           10
LAL                   3            5            3
Haines Index          4            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-222115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
857 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           None         Tstms        Tstms
Precip Chc (%)        0            60           50
Min/Max Temp          78           63           80
Max/Min RH %          60           100          54
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   SW 13 G23
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  7         SW  9 G19    SW 10 G19
Precip Amount         0.00         0.14         0.11
Precip Duration                    4            2
Precip Begin                       6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5710                      6400
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 22                     W 24
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     124430                    151420
Dispersion            Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            20           10
LAL                   1            4            3
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Light
winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Light
winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. Light winds.

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

$$



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