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
540 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Heavy rain and a few thunderstorms are possible towards the coast
tonight. Rainfall amounts will taper sharply to the north with
wetting rain unlikely north of the Moosehead Lake and Katahdin
regions. Cloudy and humid conditions are expected Saturday. A cold
front crosses Saturday night with some showers, but a wetting rain
is not expected. Breezy conditions and low relative humidity is
forecast for Sunday.

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
540 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        70           40           40           30
Min/Max Temp          53           72           56           75
Max/Min RH %          100          70           93           47
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  6                     W  8
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W 11 G20
Precip Amount         0.11         0.07         0.12         0.07
Precip Duration       6            5            2            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   5 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3740                      3460
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 12                      N/A
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  42650
Dispersion                         Fair
CWR                   60           20           30           10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3            3

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
540 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        80           30           40           20
Min/Max Temp          55           75           59           80
Max/Min RH %          100          73           94           46
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   W  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W 10 G21
Precip Amount         0.37         0.08         0.07         0.02
Precip Duration       9            4            2            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   3 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4110                      4070
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 13                      N/A
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  53350
Dispersion                         Good
CWR                   100          20           10           0
LAL                   2            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

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
540 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        70           50           30           20
Min/Max Temp          56           72           61           80
Max/Min RH %          100          78           94           46
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  5                     W  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  5        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W 11 G19
Precip Amount         0.44         0.14         0.07         0.02
Precip Duration       9            6            2            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   4 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3890                      4160
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 18                      N/A
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  69220
Dispersion                         Good
CWR                   100          50           20           20
LAL                   2            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

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

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        90           60           30           0
Min/Max Temp          57           72           60           81
Max/Min RH %          100          82           97           43
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  8 G18                 W  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  7 G23    S  5 G17     Lgt/Var      W 10 G18
Precip Amount         1.06         0.27         0.03         0.00
Precip Duration       10           6            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   6 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3570                      4000
Transport Wnd (kts)                SW 24                     N/A
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  85780
Dispersion                         Very Good
CWR                   100          70           10           0
LAL                   2            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. 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 around
80. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the
lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Light
winds.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Light winds.

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

$$



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