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
311 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry conditions with low afternoon relative humidity will continue
across all of the region through the weekend. Gusty south winds
are expected Thursday afternoon, turning to the northwest on
Friday behind a cold frontal passage. This front may produce a few
showers across the far north Thursday night, but otherwise it
will be dry. Winds will be light this weekend. There`s a good
chance of a wetting rain next Monday night into Wednesday.

MEZ001>004-190915-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-Northern Somerset-
Northern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
Mars Hill, Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot, Baxter St Park,
Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam, and Mount Katahdin
311 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            20           0
Min/Max Temp          37           68           38           55
Max/Min RH %          100          42           88           47
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    S  8 G20                  W  9 G18
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW 11 G23    SW  9 G20    NW 11 G19
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.00
Precip Duration                                 1
Precip Begin                                    8 PM
Precip End                                      6 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5020                      3800
Transport Wnd (kts)                SW 28                     NW 22
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  139920                    84080
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-190915-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
311 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          40           70           41           62
Max/Min RH %          100          46           80           39
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    S  5 G17                  W  8 G17
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW 11 G20    SW  7 G19    NW 10 G18
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5290                      4840
Transport Wnd (kts)                SW 24                     NW 23
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  129460                    112480
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            4            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-190915-
Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten,
Medway, Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills, Lincoln,
Howland, Springfield, Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
Princeton, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
311 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          37           69           43           62
Max/Min RH %          100          46           80           42
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    S  6 G18                  W  8
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW 11 G21    SW  8 G20    NW 10 G18
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5230                      4790
Transport Wnd (kts)                SW 28                     NW 21
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  144550                    100890
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            4            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-190915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
311 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       MClear       Clear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          44           67           47           63
Max/Min RH %          100          57           81           42
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SW  9 G22                 NW  9 G17
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW 13 G25    SW 13 G24    NW 10 G18
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4920                      5160
Transport Wnd (kts)                SW 30                     NW 23
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  150080                    119120
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            4            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows
around 50. South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the lower 50s.
South winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Highs in the lower
60s. South winds around 10 mph.

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

$$


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