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
Issued by National Weather Service GRAY ME
301 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A wetting rain is expected for the entire region beginning
tonight and continuing into Friday as low pressure moves through
the Gulf of Maine. Warmer and drier conditions will work into the
region for Saturday and Sunday under light winds. The next threat
for showers will arrive Monday ahead of another frontal system.
Beyond this...elevated relative humidities are expected for much
of the week with multiple chances for showers.

MEZ001-002-260915-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
301 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MClear
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Rain         None
Precip Chc (%)        30           70           40           0
Min/Max Temp          46           59           42           67
Max/Min RH %          87           57           93           44
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NE  8 G17                 Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       E  7         NE  9 G17    NE  7        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.03         0.39         0.05         0.00
Precip Duration       1            6            1
Precip Begin          9 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   12 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3800                      5480
Transport Wnd (kts)                E 23                      SE  3
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  88600                     17660
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Poor
CWR                   10           80           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ003>005-260915-
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
301 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MClear
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Rain         None
Precip Chc (%)        60           90           40           0
Min/Max Temp          45           54           41           67
Max/Min RH %          92           71           95           44
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NE  9 G18                 N  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       E  7         NE 10 G18    NE  7        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.11         0.52         0.05         0.00
Precip Duration       3            10           1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   12 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3050                      5330
Transport Wnd (kts)                NE 19                     E  5
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  60440                     30230
Dispersion                         Good                      Marginal
CWR                   70           90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-260915-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
301 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy       PCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Rain         None
Precip Chc (%)        70           90           60           0
Min/Max Temp          47           54           43           65
Max/Min RH %          91           78           94           50
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NE  9 G17                 N  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       E  7         NE 10 G17    NE  8        NE  5
Precip Amount         0.15         0.61         0.06         0.00
Precip Duration       4            12           2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   4 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 2920                      4990
Transport Wnd (kts)                E 20                      NE 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  60690                     50910
Dispersion                         Good                      Good
CWR                   80           90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ016-017-260915-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
301 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy       PCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Rain         None
Precip Chc (%)        80           100          60           0
Min/Max Temp          48           54           44           62
Max/Min RH %          95           83           95           53
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NE 11 G18                 N  9
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       E 10 G18     NE 11        NE 10        NE  6
Precip Amount         0.29         0.49         0.04         0.00
Precip Duration       6            12           2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   6 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3050                      4510
Transport Wnd (kts)                E 14                      NE 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  43760                     61270
Dispersion                         Fair                      Good
CWR                   90           100          0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-260915-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
301 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy       PCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Rain         None
Precip Chc (%)        80           90           50           0
Min/Max Temp          46           54           43           66
Max/Min RH %          94           80           94           47
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NE  9 G22                 N  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       E  8 G17     NE 10 G18    N  8         Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.25         0.54         0.04         0.00
Precip Duration       6            12           1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   12 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3000                      5220
Transport Wnd (kts)                NE 17                     NE  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  51940                     50610
Dispersion                         Good                      Good
CWR                   90           90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-260915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
301 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Rain         None
Precip Chc (%)        90           90           50           0
Min/Max Temp          47           55           46           61
Max/Min RH %          98           84           95           57
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NE 14 G25                 N 10 G18
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       E 14 G27     NE 12 G20    N 11         NE  6
Precip Amount         0.42         0.43         0.03         0.00
Precip Duration       7            10           2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   6 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3080                      4030
Transport Wnd (kts)                E 12                      NE 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  37890                     55720
Dispersion                         Fair                      Good
CWR                   90           90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper
50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 40s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 40s. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.

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

$$

ARNOTT


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