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
320 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Rainy conditions will remain in the forecast into Tuesday night.
Thunderstorms can`t be ruled out Monday night and again on Tuesday
afternoon/evening. Drier air and low RH returns Wednesday
afternoon into Thursday before rain arrives Friday into next
weekend.

MEZ001-002-010930-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
320 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type           Rain         Snow/rain    Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        90           90           100          60
Min/Max Temp          32           42           36           57
Max/Min RH %          100          63           100          62
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   SE  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  6        SE  7        SW  6 G17
Precip Amount         0.12         0.44         0.60         0.33
Precip Duration       3            12           12           5
Precip Begin          10 PM        Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 1030                      3650
Transport Wnd (kts)                N  0                      N  0
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  0                         0
Dispersion                         Poor                      Poor
CWR                   90           100          100          60
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            2            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ003>005-010930-
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
320 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type           Rain         Snow/rain    Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        100          100          90           60
Min/Max Temp          32           39           36           58
Max/Min RH %          100          80           100          59
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  5                     S  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  6        SE  7        SW  7
Precip Amount         0.28         0.67         0.47         0.23
Precip Duration       6            12           11           3
Precip Begin          7 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 770                       3890
Transport Wnd (kts)                N  0                      N  0
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  0                         0
Dispersion                         Poor                      Poor
CWR                   100          100          90           40
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-010930-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
320 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        100          100          90           60
Min/Max Temp          34           41           39           61
Max/Min RH %          100          71           100          63
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   S  8
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  6        SE  6        SW  8 G17
Precip Amount         0.18         0.53         0.35         0.22
Precip Duration       4            12           11           4
Precip Begin          8 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 1430                      4400
Transport Wnd (kts)                N  0                      N  0
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  0                         0
Dispersion                         Poor                      Poor
CWR                   100          100          90           40
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            2            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ016-017-010930-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
320 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        80           100          80           60
Min/Max Temp          39           42           40           64
Max/Min RH %          95           61           100          61
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   S  9 G18
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  6        SE  7        SW 10 G19
Precip Amount         0.16         0.54         0.21         0.15
Precip Duration       3            11           9            4
Precip Begin          9 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 2120                      4830
Transport Wnd (kts)                N  0                      N  0
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  0                         0
Dispersion                         Poor                      Poor
CWR                   100          100          80           30
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            2            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-010930-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
320 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Sleet/rain   Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        100          100          80           50
Min/Max Temp          33           42           38           65
Max/Min RH %          99           67           100          57
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  5                     S  7 G18
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  6        SE  5        SW  8 G22
Precip Amount         0.32         0.56         0.26         0.16
Precip Duration       5            11           10           2
Precip Begin          7 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 1290                      4630
Transport Wnd (kts)                N  0                      N  0
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  0                         0
Dispersion                         Poor                      Poor
CWR                   100          90           80           30
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-010930-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
320 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        70           90           80           60
Min/Max Temp          40           43           41           62
Max/Min RH %          93           73           100          64
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  5                     S 12 G25
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  8        SE  9 G20    SW 12 G25
Precip Amount         0.13         0.38         0.18         0.12
Precip Duration       2            11           9            3
Precip Begin          12 AM        Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 2130                      4260
Transport Wnd (kts)                N  0                      N  0
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  0                         0
Dispersion                         Poor                      Poor
CWR                   90           90           80           20
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            2            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

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

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

$$



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