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
330 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Cloudy and humid conditions are expected until a cold front
crosses Friday. Another cold front will move through the area
Saturday afternoon after a warm start to the day. Sunday will
feature RH dropping towards 30 percent with gusty northwest winds.
Rain returns Monday into Tuesday.

MEZ001-002-270915-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
330 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        50           40           30           50
Min/Max Temp          45           59           48           62
Max/Min RH %          100          86           100          68
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   SE  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  5        Lgt/Var      S  7
Precip Amount         0.06         0.02         0.03         0.07
Precip Duration       2            2            2            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3420                      4240
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 13                      SW 21
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  42930                     88330
Dispersion                         Fair                      Very Good
CWR                   10           10           10           30
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ003>005-270915-
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
330 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        40           30           40           50
Min/Max Temp          45           59           47           63
Max/Min RH %          100          85           100          69
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.04         0.02         0.02         0.07
Precip Duration       2            2            2            3
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3400                      4270
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 11                     SW 18
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  38320                     78660
Dispersion                         Fair                      Good
CWR                   0            0            0            30
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-270915-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
330 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        80           40           30           30
Min/Max Temp          50           58           48           62
Max/Min RH %          100          90           100          72
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  5        Lgt/Var      S  5
Precip Amount         0.13         0.03         0.03         0.07
Precip Duration       6            2            2            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3310                      4150
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 15                      SW 17
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  48950                     72250
Dispersion                         Fair                      Good
CWR                   30           10           10           20
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-270915-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
330 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        90           40           30           30
Min/Max Temp          49           57           46           63
Max/Min RH %          100          89           100          74
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  6        SE  5        Lgt/Var      S  5
Precip Amount         0.24         0.05         0.03         0.04
Precip Duration       8            2            1            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 2890                      4090
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 15                     SW 19
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  43660                     75350
Dispersion                         Fair                      Good
CWR                   80           10           10           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-270915-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
330 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        70           40           40           50
Min/Max Temp          47           59           47           64
Max/Min RH %          100          87           100          70
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.11         0.03         0.03         0.08
Precip Duration       5            2            2            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3320                      4380
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 10                     SW 14
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  33720                     59630
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Good
CWR                   20           0            0            20
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-270915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
330 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        80           40           30           30
Min/Max Temp          47           54           45           60
Max/Min RH %          100          91           100          76
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   S  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  8        SE  5        Lgt/Var      S  6
Precip Amount         0.22         0.05         0.02         0.05
Precip Duration       7            2            1            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 2040                      3330
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 15                     SW 19
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  29510                     62290
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Good
CWR                   70           10           0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Colder. Lows in the mid 30s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around
40. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs
in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.

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

$$



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