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
312 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Mainly dry and breezy today then continued dry through Wednesday
with just a chance of light showers across the northwest Wednesday
afternoon. The next chance of widespread wetting rainfall for all
of the region will be Thursday night into Friday night.

MEZ001-002-232200-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
312 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            30
Min/Max Temp          68           39           71
Max/Min RH %          41           100          37
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  8                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W 10 G20     W  5         Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration                                 1
Precip Begin                                    2 PM
Precip End                                      6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5900                      7040
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 21                      NW  5
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     121510                    36620
Dispersion            Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ003>005-232200-
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
312 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            30
Min/Max Temp          70           41           72
Max/Min RH %          38           100          36
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  6                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W  9 G18     Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration                                 1
Precip Begin                                    3 PM
Precip End                                      6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6060                      7060
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 18                      NW  6
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     107460                    40240
Dispersion            Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-232200-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
312 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          70           43           73
Max/Min RH %          42           100          36
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  5                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6260                      7510
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 15                      NW  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     90960                     56580
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ016-017-232200-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
312 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        30           0            0
Min/Max Temp          70           45           71
Max/Min RH %          43           100          39
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  5        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       1
Precip Begin          6 AM
Precip End            11 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6330                      7050
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 12                      N  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     76760                     50420
Dispersion            Good                      Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-232200-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
312 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            20
Min/Max Temp          72           46           72
Max/Min RH %          39           99           38
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                                 0
Precip Begin                                    3 PM
Precip End                                      6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6520                      7250
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 13                      N  5
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     86150                     34710
Dispersion            Very Good                 Marginal
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-232200-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
312 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      None         None
Precip Chc (%)        30           0            0
Min/Max Temp          69           45           67
Max/Min RH %          48           100          48
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  5        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       1
Precip Begin          6 AM
Precip End            12 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5960                      5870
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 10                      N  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     61030                     41810
Dispersion            Good                      Fair
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Light
winds.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 40s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain, cooler. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows
in the mid 40s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Warmer. Highs in the mid 60s. North
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid
60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

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

$$

VJN


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