Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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000 FNUS51 KCAR 191525 FWFCAR Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northern and Eastern Maine National Weather Service Caribou ME 1125 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017 .DISCUSSION... Generally dry conditions will persist today through the weekend. However, scattered showers are possible across northern areas tonight with a cold front with limited chance for wetting rains. South to southwest winds will increase today in advance of the approaching cold front, with gusts up to around 30 mph expected this afternoon. Gusty west to northwest winds are expected behind the cold front Friday. MEZ001>004-192115- 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 1125 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017 Today Tonight Fri Cloud Cover MClear PCldy MClear Precip Type None Showers None Precip Chc (%) 0 30 0 Min/Max Temp 68 38 54 Max/Min RH % 42 89 46 20FtWnd/AM(mph) S 6 G18 W 9 G18 20FtWnd/PM(mph) SW 12 G24 SW 9 G20 NW 12 Precip Amount 0.00 0.02 0.00 Precip Duration 2 Precip Begin 9 PM Precip End 5 AM Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL) 5820 3350 Transport Wnd (kts) SW 29 NW 21 Vent Rate (kt-ft) 169620 71920 Dispersion Excellent Good CWR 0 0 0 LAL 1 1 1 Haines Index 4 4 4 REMARKS...Moderate. $$ MEZ010-015-031-192115- Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis- Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor, Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford 1125 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017 Today Tonight Fri Cloud Cover MClear PCldy MClear Precip Type None None None Precip Chc (%) 0 0 0 Min/Max Temp 70 41 62 Max/Min RH % 48 86 39 20FtWnd/AM(mph) SW 5 NW 7 20FtWnd/PM(mph) SW 12 G20 SW 8 G18 NW 10 Precip Amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 Precip Duration Precip Begin Precip End Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL) 5910 4480 Transport Wnd (kts) SW 26 NW 24 Vent Rate (kt-ft) 151130 106440 Dispersion Excellent Very Good CWR 0 0 0 LAL 1 1 1 Haines Index 5 4 4 REMARKS...Moderate. $$ MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-192115- 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 1125 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017 Today Tonight Fri Cloud Cover MClear PCldy MClear Precip Type None None None Precip Chc (%) 0 0 0 Min/Max Temp 69 43 61 Max/Min RH % 47 85 41 20FtWnd/AM(mph) SW 6 NW 7 20FtWnd/PM(mph) SW 12 G22 SW 8 G19 NW 10 G17 Precip Amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 Precip Duration Precip Begin Precip End Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL) 5870 4470 Transport Wnd (kts) SW 28 NW 21 Vent Rate (kt-ft) 164270 95800 Dispersion Excellent Very Good CWR 0 0 0 LAL 1 1 1 Haines Index 4 4 4 REMARKS...Moderate. $$ MEZ029-030-192115- Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington- Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport, Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield 1125 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017 Today Tonight Fri Cloud Cover Clear MClear Clear Precip Type None None None Precip Chc (%) 0 0 0 Min/Max Temp 67 46 62 Max/Min RH % 61 87 41 20FtWnd/AM(mph) SW 8 G18 NW 8 20FtWnd/PM(mph) SW 14 G23 SW 13 G26 NW 9 Precip Amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 Precip Duration Precip Begin Precip End Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL) 5450 4860 Transport Wnd (kts) SW 31 NW 23 Vent Rate (kt-ft) 166630 110750 Dispersion Excellent Very Good CWR 0 0 0 LAL 1 1 1 Haines Index 5 4 4 REMARKS...Moderate. $$ .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. .SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Light winds. .SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Light winds. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Light winds. .MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph. .MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. South winds around 5 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph. .TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds around 10 mph. .OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS... Temperatures above normal. Precipitation near normal. $$

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