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
350 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will bring drier and windy conditions on Saturday. A
second cold front later Saturday introduces much lower RH for
Sunday and less wind. Rain returns to the forecast Sunday night
into the first half of next week.

MEZ001-002-290930-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
350 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip Type           None         Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            20           0            0
Min/Max Temp          44           61           29           55
Max/Min RH %          89           51           88           31
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SW  7 G23                 NW  8
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      W 12 G28     NW 11 G26    NW  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                    1
Precip Begin                       12 PM
Precip End                         5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4840                      4050
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 27                      NW  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  130220                    34680
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Marginal
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ003>005-290930-
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
350 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          44           64           28           56
Max/Min RH %          89           48           91           30
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SW  6 G23                 NW  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      W 12 G30     NW 11 G28    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5300                      4250
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 26                      NW  6
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  139360                    25480
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Marginal
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-290930-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
350 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           None         Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            40           0            0
Min/Max Temp          49           66           33           60
Max/Min RH %          95           50           83           28
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SW  5 G17                 N  8
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      W 10 G25     NW 10 G24    N  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.04         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                    1
Precip Begin                       7 AM
Precip End                         4 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5790                      5000
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 25                      NW 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  143000                    49920
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Fair
CWR                   0            10           0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-290930-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
350 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           None         Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            60           0            0
Min/Max Temp          50           66           36           59
Max/Min RH %          97           50           84           31
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   N  9 G19
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW  9 G23    NW 11 G23    NW  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.09         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                    2
Precip Begin                       6 AM
Precip End                         4 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5850                      4870
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 23                      NW 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  132850                    47990
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Fair
CWR                   0            40           0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-290930-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
350 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            40           0            0
Min/Max Temp          46           68           32           59
Max/Min RH %          94           48           85           31
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   N  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      W 11 G28     NW 10 G27    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.05         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                    1
Precip Begin                       6 AM
Precip End                         2 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6000                      4730
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 25                      NW  5
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  147610                    23790
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Marginal
CWR                   0            20           0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-290930-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
350 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           None         Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            60           0            0
Min/Max Temp          46           63           38           56
Max/Min RH %          99           56           84           35
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   NW  9 G22
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW  8 G23    NW 11 G25    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.07         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                    2
Precip Begin                       6 AM
Precip End                         4 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5080                      4300
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 22                      NW  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  113190                    33440
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Marginal
CWR                   0            40           0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4            5

REMARKS...Low.

$$

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

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

$$



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