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
839 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure with mainly dry and unseasonably warm temperatures
continues into Tuesday. A strong cold front will cross Wednesday
night into Thursday with a decent chance for a wetting rain. The
front will bring much cooler temperatures and windy conditions
later Thursday into Saturday.

MEZ001>004-242115-
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
839 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Tstms        Tstms
Precip Chc (%)        0            10           20
Min/Max Temp          84           56           80
Max/Min RH %          53           100          51
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W  6         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                    1            1
Precip Begin                       6 PM         1 PM
Precip End                         12 AM        6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6300                      5880
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 17                     W 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     107950                    70690
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            2
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-242115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
839 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Tstms
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            20
Min/Max Temp          88           62           84
Max/Min RH %          47           100          51
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                                 1
Precip Begin                                    1 PM
Precip End                                      6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6750                      6560
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 13                     W  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     89130                     50420
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            2
Haines Index          4            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-242115-
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
839 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Tstms
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            20
Min/Max Temp          87           59           82
Max/Min RH %          49           100          52
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                                 0
Precip Begin                                    2 PM
Precip End                                      5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6600                      6290
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 13                     W  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     86910                     47950
Dispersion            Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   3            2            2
Haines Index          4            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-242115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
839 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          81           57           79
Max/Min RH %          53           100          59
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4910                      5210
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 10                      SW  5
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     47080                     24910
Dispersion            Fair                      Marginal
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            1
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 50s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper
50s. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the
upper 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.

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

$$



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