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
314 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Fog and low clouds will slowly erode early this morning. Conditions
will dry out with RH dropping below 50% this afternoon. A weak
cold front will cross tonight with only isolated showers expected
across the far north. A dry Canadian high pressure center will
bring afternoon RH below 40% Monday afternoon. The next chance for
wetting rainfall will be Tuesday afternoon through mid-week as low
pressure approaches from the south.

MEZ001-002-232115-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
314 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        0            20           0
Min/Max Temp          51           26           43
Max/Min RH %          51           92           34
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   NW  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  5        SW  6        W  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                    1
Precip Begin                       8 PM
Precip End                         6 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2140                      2270
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 11                     NW  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     22450                     19190
Dispersion            Marginal                  Poor
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ003>005-232115-
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
314 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          53           27           47
Max/Min RH %          48           99           33
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   NW  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW  6        W  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    1930                      2070
Transport Wnd (kts)   W  4                      W  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     8240                      16420
Dispersion            Poor                      Poor
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-232115-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
314 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          54           33           52
Max/Min RH %          49           99           35
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   NW  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW  6        NW  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2500                      2650
Transport Wnd (kts)   W  5                      NW  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     11540                     19010
Dispersion            Poor                      Poor
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-232115-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
314 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          55           35           55
Max/Min RH %          50           100          39
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   NW  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW  6        NW  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2780                      2770
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW  6                     NW  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     17890                     17970
Dispersion            Poor                      Poor
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-232115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
314 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          58           32           57
Max/Min RH %          44           99           32
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   NW  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW  6        NW  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2340                      2390
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW  5                     NW  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     10460                     16060
Dispersion            Poor                      Poor
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-232115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
314 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          50           35           56
Max/Min RH %          60           100          44
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NW  5                     NW  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW  8 G20    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2920                      2930
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW  7                     W  6
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     19990                     16560
Dispersion            Poor                      Poor
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 50.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Patchy fog. Lows in the
upper 30s. East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Patchy fog. Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 40s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of rain. Highs in the
upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph.

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

$$



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