Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Recreational Forecast for Northern and Eastern Maine
National Weather Service Caribou ME
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

MEZ004-131200-
Top of Mount Katahdin-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Summit obscured. Snow. Freezing rain after midnight.
Strong winds and not as cool with low around 23. Southeast winds 35
to 50 mph becoming south 15 to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of
precipitation near 100 percent. Wind chill values as low as 3 above.
No lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Summit obscured. Snow and freezing rain likely in the
morning...then numerous snow showers in the afternoon. Very windy
with high around 25. Temperatures falling to around 10 above in the
afternoon. West winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to northwest 20 to 35
mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Wind chill
values as low as 17 below in the afternoon. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ005-131200-
Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Cloudy, snow. Freezing rain after midnight. Not as cool
with low around 18. Temperatures rising to around 31 after midnight.
East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Wind chill values as low as 3 above. No lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Freezing rain and snow likely in the morning...
then numerous snow showers in the afternoon. Not as cool with high
around 33. Temperatures falling to around 20 in the afternoon. South
winds around 10 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent. Wind chill values as low as 5 above in the
afternoon. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ029-131200-
Top of Cadillac Mountain-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Summit obscured. A chance of freezing rain early this
evening. Rain until midnight...then a chance of rain after midnight.
Strong winds and not as cool with low around 34. South winds 40 to
55 mph becoming southwest and decreasing to 20 to 30 mph after
midnight. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Wind chill values
as low as 18. No lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Summit obscured in the morning...then becoming cloudy.
A chance of rain in the morning. Scattered snow showers. Very windy
with high around 36. Temperatures falling to around 23 in the
afternoon. West winds around 20 mph increasing to northwest 25 to 40
mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Wind chill
values as low as 2 above in the afternoon. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ001-131200-
Top of Deboullie Mountain-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Summit in and out of clouds until midnight...then summit
becoming obscured. Snow. Freezing rain late. Brisk and not as cool
with low around 13. Temperatures rising to around 26 after midnight.
East winds 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Wind chill values as low as 5 below. No lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Summit obscured in the morning...then summit in and out
of clouds. Freezing rain and snow in the morning...then numerous
snow showers in the afternoon. Not as cool with high around 29.
Temperatures falling to around 18 in the afternoon. Southeast winds
10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Wind chill values
as low as 1 above in the afternoon. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ006-131200-
Top of Mars Hill Mountain-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Summit obscured. Snow. Freezing rain after midnight.
Windy and not as cool with low around 19. Temperatures rising to
around 31 after midnight. East winds 25 to 30 mph. Chance of
precipitation near 100 percent. Wind chill values as low as zero. No
lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Summit obscured in the morning...then summit in and out
of clouds. Snow and freezing rain with rain likely in the morning...
then numerous snow showers in the afternoon. Not as cool with high
around 34. Temperatures falling to around 20 in the afternoon.
Southeast winds around 20 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Wind chill values as low as
4 above in the afternoon. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ010-131200-
Top of White Cap Mountain-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Summit obscured. Snow. Freezing rain likely from late
evening on. Very windy and not as cool with low around 21. East winds
25 to 40 mph becoming south 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of
precipitation near 100 percent. Wind chill values as low as 1 above.
No lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Summit obscured in the morning...then becoming cloudy.
Snow likely in the morning...then scattered snow showers in the
afternoon. Very windy with high around 27. Temperatures falling to
around 11 in the afternoon. West winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to
northwest 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation
60 percent. Wind chill values as low as 15 below in the afternoon.
No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ010-131200-
Moosehead Lake-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...MOOSEHEAD LAKE...

.TONIGHT...Cloudy, snow. Freezing rain likely after midnight. Not as
cool with low around 19. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of
precipitation near 100 percent. Wind chill values as low as 4 above.
No lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Snow likely in the morning...then numerous snow
showers in the afternoon. High around 27. Temperatures falling to
around 18 in the afternoon. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent. Wind chill values as low as 1 above in the
afternoon. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ001-131200-
Allagash Wilderness Waterway-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...ALLAGASH WILDERNESS WATERWAY...

.TONIGHT...Cloudy, snow. Freezing rain late. Not as cool with low
around 15. Temperatures rising to around 26 after midnight. East
winds around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Wind
chill values as low as zero. No lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Snow and freezing rain in the morning...then
numerous snow showers in the afternoon. Not as cool with high around
29. Temperatures falling to around 19 in the afternoon. East winds
10 to 15 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation 80 percent. Wind chill values as low as 9 above. No
lightning risk.

$$

MEZ030-131200-
St Croix River-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...ST CROIX RIVER...

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Snow and freezing rain until midnight. Rain
likely from late evening on. Not as cool with low around 27.
Temperatures rising to around 37 after midnight. East winds 10 to 15
mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Wind chill values as
low as 13. No lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Rain and snow likely in the morning...then
scattered snow showers in the afternoon. High around 38.
Temperatures falling to around 26 in the afternoon. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Wind chill values
as low as 13 in the afternoon. No lightning risk.

$$

MEZ030-131200-
West Quoddy Head-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WEST QUODDY HEAD...

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of freezing rain early this evening.
Rain. Very windy and not as cool with low around 40. Southeast winds
25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of
precipitation near 100 percent. No lightning risk. Water temperature
49 degrees Fahrenheit.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the morning...then
scattered rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Breezy with high
around 45. Temperatures falling to around 33 in the afternoon.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the
afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Wind chill values as
low as 19 in the afternoon. No lightning risk. Water temperature
49 degrees Fahrenheit.

$$

MEZ004>006-010-011-031-131200-
Upper Penobscot Watershed-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...UPPER PENOBSCOT WATERSHED...

.TONIGHT...Cloudy, snow. Freezing rain from late evening on. Rain
likely after midnight. Not as cool with low around 21. Temperatures
rising to around 32 after midnight. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance
of precipitation near 100 percent. Wind chill values as low as 6
above. No lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Snow...rain and freezing rain likely in the
morning...then scattered snow showers in the afternoon. High around
34. Temperatures falling to around 21 in the afternoon. West winds 10
to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Wind chill values as
low as 5 above in the afternoon. 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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Lower Penobscot Watershed-
534 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...LOWER PENOBSCOT WATERSHED...

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Snow and freezing rain with rain likely until
midnight...then a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Not as
cool with low around 27. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of
precipitation near 100 percent. Wind chill values as low as 11. No
lightning risk.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. A chance of rain and freezing rain in the
morning. scattered snow showers. High around 34. Temperatures
falling to around 23 in the afternoon. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Wind chill values as low as
8 above in the afternoon. No lightning risk.

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

$$

Norcross



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