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
259 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Scattered showers from mid morning to early afternoon with less
than wetting rainfall, then becoming windy by mid afternoon into
evening before winds subside late tonight. Sunny and dry on Sunday
with the next chance of wetting rainfall Monday into Tuesday.

MEZ001-002-292115-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
259 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip Type           Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        40           0            0
Min/Max Temp          62           28           54
Max/Min RH %          48           90           29
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  8 G21                 NW  8
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W 13 G28     NW 12 G27    NW  5
Precip Amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       2
Precip Begin          9 AM
Precip End            5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5260                      4030
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 29                      NW  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     150170                    35810
Dispersion            Excellent                 Fair
CWR                   10           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ003>005-292115-
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
259 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        40           0            0
Min/Max Temp          64           29           56
Max/Min RH %          46           92           29
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  6 G20                 NW  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W 13 G30     NW 12 G28    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       2
Precip Begin          8 AM
Precip End            2 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5750                      4240
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 27                      NW  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     155560                    29130
Dispersion            Excellent                 Marginal
CWR                   10           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-292115-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
259 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        50           0            0
Min/Max Temp          67           32           58
Max/Min RH %          45           85           29
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  5                     N  9 G17
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W 11 G25     NW 11 G24    N  5
Precip Amount         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       2
Precip Begin          8 AM
Precip End            5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6700                      4850
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 26                      NW 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     175930                    51690
Dispersion            Excellent                 Good
CWR                   20           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-292115-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
259 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        60           0            0
Min/Max Temp          67           35           57
Max/Min RH %          44           87           30
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   N  9 G17
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW 10 G21    NW 11 G23    N  5
Precip Amount         0.07         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       3
Precip Begin          7 AM
Precip End            5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    7080                      4940
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 26                      N 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     185490                    53060
Dispersion            Excellent                 Good
CWR                   40           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-292115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
259 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        50           0            0
Min/Max Temp          69           32           59
Max/Min RH %          43           85           29
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   N  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W 12 G29     NW 11 G27    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       2
Precip Begin          7 AM
Precip End            2 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6760                      4700
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 25                      NW  6
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     167910                    29340
Dispersion            Excellent                 Marginal
CWR                   10           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-292115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
259 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        50           0            0
Min/Max Temp          64           38           57
Max/Min RH %          51           87           32
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   N  9 G19
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  9 G21    NW 11 G23    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.04         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       3
Precip Begin          7 AM
Precip End            5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6090                      4500
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 25                      NW 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     154990                    46760
Dispersion            Excellent                 Fair
CWR                   20           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper
30s. North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Rain. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Rain. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 30s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Not as cool. Highs in the
upper 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of 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. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the lower
50s. East winds around 5 mph.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures below normal and precipitation near normal.

$$

VJN


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