Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
000
FNUS51 KCAR 231915
FWFCAR

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northern and Eastern Maine
National Weather Service Caribou ME
315 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
An increasingly moist southerly flow is expected through mid
week. A widespread soaking rainfall is likely Wednesday into
Thursday.

MEZ001>004-240915-
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
315 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type           Drizzle      Showers      Showers      Rain
Precip Chc (%)        10           20           80           100
Min/Max Temp          49           65           57           63
Max/Min RH %          99           75           100          75
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    S  7 G18                  S 12 G25
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  5         S 10 G19     S 11 G21     S 13 G26
Precip Amount         0.00         0.01         0.17         0.81
Precip Duration       0            1            6            12
Precip Begin          11 PM        Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4140                      4240
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 28                      S 28
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  115370                    118210
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            100          100
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-240915-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
315 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers      Rain
Precip Chc (%)        20           40           90           100
Min/Max Temp          50           66           57           65
Max/Min RH %          100          77           100          80
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    S  7                      S 12 G24
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  5         S  9         S 10 G20     S 12 G24
Precip Amount         0.01         0.05         0.29         1.24
Precip Duration       1            5            10           12
Precip Begin          9 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4290                      4260
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 29                      SW 29
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  124060                    125730
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            20           100          100
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...High.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-240915-
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
315 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type           Drizzle      Showers      Showers      Rain
Precip Chc (%)        10           20           80           100
Min/Max Temp          51           67           57           64
Max/Min RH %          100          74           100          82
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    S  6                      S 13 G25
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  5         S  9         S  9         S 13 G25
Precip Amount         0.00         0.01         0.14         0.96
Precip Duration       0            1            6            12
Precip Begin          11 PM        Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4510                      4290
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 27                      S 36
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  121580                    156050
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            90           100
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3            3

REMARKS...High.

$$

MEZ029-030-240915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
315 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           Drizzle      Drizzle      Showers      Rain
Precip Chc (%)        10           20           70           100
Min/Max Temp          54           64           58           64
Max/Min RH %          100          89           100          84
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    S  8 G19                  S 17 G28
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  5        S 10 G19     S 12 G24     S 16 G28
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.09         0.89
Precip Duration       0            0            4            12
Precip Begin          11 PM        Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3930                      4180
Transport Wnd (kts)                SW 31                     S 49
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  121200                    205730
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            80           100
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3            2

REMARKS...High.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Rain. Patchy fog. Lows in the lower 50s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Rain. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
Colder. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Light winds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid
50s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the lower
40s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.
East winds around 5 mph.

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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.