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Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Recreational Forecast for Northern and Eastern Maine
National Weather Service Caribou ME
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

MEZ004-232200-
Top of Mount Katahdin-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.TODAY...Mostly sunny until mid morning, then becoming cloudy. A
chance of snow early this afternoon. snow late. Very windy with high
around 27. West winds around 15 mph increasing to southwest 20 to
35 mph this afternoon. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Wind
chill values as low as 14 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Summit obscured until midnight, then becoming cloudy.
Snow and sleet until midnight...then a chance of snow and sleet with
a slight chance of freezing rain after midnight. Strong winds and
not as cool with low around 20. West winds 40 to 50 mph. Chance of
precipitation near 100 percent. Wind chill values as low as 1 above.
No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny and very windy. High around 21. Northwest
winds 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Wind
chill values as low as 1 above. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ005-232200-
Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.TODAY...Sunny, then becoming partly sunny late this morning, then
becoming cloudy. A slight chance of snow early this afternoon. snow
likely late. High around 30. Light winds becoming south around
10 mph this afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Wind
chill values as low as 2 above. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Snow and sleet until midnight...then a chance of
snow and sleet with a slight chance of freezing rain after midnight.
Not as cool. Near steady temperatures around 28. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Not as cool with high around 40. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill values as low as 23. No lightning
risk.

$$

MEZ029-232200-
Top of Cadillac Mountain-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.TODAY...Mostly sunny this morning, then becoming cloudy. A chance
of snow late. High around 31. East winds around 10 mph shifting to
the south this afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Wind
chill values as low as 1 above. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Summit obscured until midnight, then becoming cloudy.
Sleet, rain and snow likely until midnight...then a chance of rain
after midnight. Windy and not as cool. Near steady temperatures
around 29. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation
70 percent. Wind chill values as low as 15. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Summit in and out of clouds in the morning, then
clearing. Breezy with high around 40. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ001-232200-
Top of Deboullie Mountain-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.TODAY...Sunny, then becoming partly sunny late this morning, then
becoming cloudy. A slight chance of snow early this afternoon. a
chance of snow late. High around 28. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Wind chill values as low as
17 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Summit in and out of clouds until midnight, then summit
becoming obscured. Snow until midnight...then a chance of snow after
midnight. Brisk and not as cool with low around 22. Southwest winds
15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Wind chill values
as low as 8 above. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. High around
28. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Wind chill values as low as
10 above. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ006-232200-
Top of Mars Hill Mountain-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.TODAY...Sunny, then becoming partly sunny late this morning, then
becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of snow late. High around 27.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Wind chill values as low as 12 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy until midnight, then summit becoming obscured.
Snow until midnight...then a chance of snow and sleet after
midnight. Brisk and not as cool. Near steady temperatures around 25.
Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Wind chill values as low as 11. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. High around
30. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Wind chill values as low as 13. No
lightning risk.

$$

MEZ010-232200-
Top of White Cap Mountain-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.TODAY...Partly sunny until mid morning, then becoming cloudy. A
chance of snow early this afternoon. snow late. Windy with high
around 24. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to south 15 to
30 mph this afternoon. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Wind
chill values as low as 3 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Summit obscured. Snow and sleet until midnight...then a
chance of sleet after midnight. Very windy and not as cool. Near
steady temperatures around 22. West winds 25 to 35 mph. Chance of
precipitation near 100 percent. Wind chill values as low as 4 above.
No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Summit in and out of clouds in the morning, then
clearing. Windy with high around 26. Northwest winds 25 to 30 mph
decreasing to around 20 mph in the afternoon. Wind chill values as
low as 8 above. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ010-232200-
Moosehead Lake-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...MOOSEHEAD LAKE...

.TODAY...Partly sunny this morning, then becoming cloudy. A chance
of snow early this afternoon. snow likely late. High around 30.
Light winds becoming south around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Sleet and snow until midnight...then a
chance of sleet with a slight chance of freezing rain and snow after
midnight. Not as cool with low around 26. South winds around 10 mph
shifting to the southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation
90 percent. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny in the morning, then clearing. Not as cool
with high around 40. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill values
as low as 20. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ001-232200-
Allagash Wilderness Waterway-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...ALLAGASH WILDERNESS WATERWAY...

.TODAY...Sunny, then becoming partly sunny late this morning, then
becoming cloudy. A slight chance of snow early this afternoon. snow
likely late. High around 32. Light winds becoming south around
10 mph this afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Wind
chill values as low as 17 below. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Snow and sleet until midnight...then a chance of
snow with a slight chance of sleet after midnight. Not as cool with
low around 25. South winds around 10 mph shifting to the west after
midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Wind chill values as
low as 15. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. High around 38. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Wind chill values as low as 18. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ030-232200-
St Croix River-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...ST CROIX RIVER...

.TODAY...Mostly sunny this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A
chance of snow late. High around 33. Light winds. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Snow with sleet likely until midnight...then a
chance of snow and sleet after midnight. Not as cool with low around
29. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation
80 percent. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Not as cool with high around 45. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ030-232200-
West Quoddy Head-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WEST QUODDY HEAD...

.TODAY...Sunny, then becoming partly sunny early this afternoon,
then becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain late. High
around 37. Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the south this
afternoon. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Wind chill values as
low as 4 above. No lightning risk. Water temperature 41 degrees
Fahrenheit.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Rain with snow and sleet likely until midnight...
then a chance of rain after midnight. Not as cool with low around
33. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation
80 percent. No lightning risk. Water temperature 41 degrees
Fahrenheit.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. High around 46. Northwest winds around
15 mph. Water temperature 41 degrees Fahrenheit. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ004>006-010-011-031-232200-
Upper Penobscot Watershed-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...UPPER PENOBSCOT WATERSHED...

.TODAY...Partly sunny this morning, then becoming cloudy. A slight
chance of rain and snow early this afternoon. a chance of snow and
rain late. High around 32. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph
this afternoon. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Wind chill
values as low as 3 above. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Sleet with snow likely until midnight...then a
chance of sleet with a slight chance of snow after midnight. Not as
cool with low around 29. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 90 percent. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Not as cool with high around 43. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. No lightning risk.

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

$$

MEZ011-015-016-031-232200-
Lower Penobscot Watershed-
300 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...LOWER PENOBSCOT WATERSHED...

.TODAY...Partly sunny this morning, then becoming cloudy. A slight
chance of rain early this afternoon. a chance of rain late. High
around 35. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph this afternoon.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent. No lightning risk.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Sleet, rain and snow likely until midnight...then
a slight chance of sleet after midnight. Not as cool with low around
31. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation
70 percent. No lightning risk.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny in the morning, then clearing. Not as cool
with high around 47. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 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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