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
318 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure remains over the area into Monday with light winds
and low relative humidity values. Low pressure will move south of
Maine later Monday into Tuesday with a chance of showers in the
southern half of the forecast area. Dry conditions and low
relative humidity returns later Tuesday into Wednesday. A cold
front will enter the region Thursday afternoon with a chance of
thunderstorms.

MEZ001-002-240930-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
318 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            20           20
Min/Max Temp          38           71           48           70
Max/Min RH %          100          39           93           50
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                                 1            1
Precip Begin                                    9 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   3 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6240                      6070
Transport Wnd (kts)                E  4                      N  4
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  22270                     21270
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Marginal
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ003>005-240930-
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
318 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            40           30
Min/Max Temp          40           72           48           69
Max/Min RH %          100          43           94           53
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.03         0.02
Precip Duration                                 2            2
Precip Begin                                    6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6240                      5830
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE  7                     N  3
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  42510                     17060
Dispersion                         Fair                      Poor
CWR                   0            0            10           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-240930-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
318 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            40           30
Min/Max Temp          43           74           51           69
Max/Min RH %          100          41           93           56
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.02
Precip Duration                                 2            2
Precip Begin                                    6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6800                      6050
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE  6                     N  5
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  42510                     28860
Dispersion                         Fair                      Marginal
CWR                   0            0            10           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ016-017-240930-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
318 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            20           40           40
Min/Max Temp          48           73           53           69
Max/Min RH %          97           41           93           57
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.02         0.07         0.04
Precip Duration                    1            2            2
Precip Begin                       1 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing   5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6570                      6050
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 11                     NE  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  74640                     40550
Dispersion                         Good                      Fair
CWR                   0            10           20           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-240930-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
318 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            30           50           40
Min/Max Temp          48           71           51           70
Max/Min RH %          98           46           93           57
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.03         0.11         0.04
Precip Duration                    1            2            2
Precip Begin                       11 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing   5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6140                      5900
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 10                     NE  4
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  61450                     22960
Dispersion                         Good                      Marginal
CWR                   0            10           30           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-240930-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
318 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            30           50           40
Min/Max Temp          50           70           54           68
Max/Min RH %          94           47           94           62
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   NE  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      E  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.04         0.11         0.05
Precip Duration                    1            2            2
Precip Begin                       11 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing   5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5840                      5610
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 15                     NE  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  86980                     39260
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   0            20           30           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            4

REMARKS...High.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Light
winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the
upper 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid
70s. Light winds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Light
winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Light winds.

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

$$



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