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
248 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will build into the state today with drier weather
expected through the end of the week. The next chance of rain
arrives Friday afternoon and night with a cold frontal passage.

MEZ001>004-162115-
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
248 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          70           44           72
Max/Min RH %          37           91           43
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NW  7 G17                 NW 12 G24
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  9 G21    NW  7 G18    NW 11 G23
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5400                      5460
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 17                     NW 20
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     94180                     111780
Dispersion            Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-162115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
248 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           MClear       Clear        Clear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          79           47           78
Max/Min RH %          36           87           34
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NW  6                     W  9 G24
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  9 G20    NW  6 G17    NW 11 G24
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5860                      5900
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 17                     NW 18
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     98990                     108120
Dispersion            Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            5

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-162115-
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
248 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          78           47           76
Max/Min RH %          34           91           36
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NW  5                     W  9 G19
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  7 G17    NW  6        NW 10 G18
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6100                      6100
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 15                     NW 20
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     89040                     122510
Dispersion            Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            5

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-162115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
248 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        Clear        Clear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          79           50           78
Max/Min RH %          41           91           35
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   W  9 G17
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  7 G17    NW  7        W 10 G17
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6460                      6370
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 12                     NW 19
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     80460                     123560
Dispersion            Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            5

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Light winds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 50s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs around 70.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 50s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid
70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

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

$$



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