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
258 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A warm front will bring increasing clouds today with showers
moving into southwestern areas during midday then reaching the
northeast around early evening. Showers continue tonight with
most of the rain Downeast and lighter amounts across the north.
Showers are still possible Saturday. Sunday into early next week
will be sunny to partly cloudy, warm and humid.

MEZ001>004-182115-
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
258 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        60           80           50
Min/Max Temp          70           56           73
Max/Min RH %          56           97           69
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   SE  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  6        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.06         0.15         0.10
Precip Duration       4            10           4
Precip Begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4420                      3740
Transport Wnd (kts)   S 13                      S 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     54810                     42650
Dispersion            Good                      Fair
CWR                   50           60           20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-182115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
258 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Precip Chc (%)        80           100          60
Min/Max Temp          70           57           74
Max/Min RH %          57           99           76
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  5        SE  6        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.12         0.39         0.13
Precip Duration       6            12           5
Precip Begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4540                      4110
Transport Wnd (kts)   S 15                      S 13
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     65490                     53350
Dispersion            Good                      Good
CWR                   90           100          20
LAL                   1            2            1
Haines Index          3            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-182115-
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
258 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Precip Chc (%)        60           100          70
Min/Max Temp          72           58           73
Max/Min RH %          53           96           76
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   SE  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SE  5        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.04         0.42         0.20
Precip Duration       3            12           6
Precip Begin          9 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5030                      3890
Transport Wnd (kts)   S 10                      S 18
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     48640                     69220
Dispersion            Fair                      Good
CWR                   40           100          50
LAL                   1            2            1
Haines Index          3            2            2

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-182115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
258 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Precip Chc (%)        60           100          80
Min/Max Temp          70           58           72
Max/Min RH %          57           99           80
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   SE  8 G22
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  5        SE  7 G20    S  5 G21
Precip Amount         0.05         0.71         0.28
Precip Duration       3            12           7
Precip Begin          10 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4350                      3570
Transport Wnd (kts)   S 11                      SW 24
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     46920                     85780
Dispersion            Fair                      Very Good
CWR                   50           100          70
LAL                   1            2            1
Haines Index          4            2            2

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows
around 60. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid
70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows
in the mid 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds
around 5 mph.

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

$$


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