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
246 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Low pressure moving up the coast will bring rain tonight into
Wednesday. Rain amounts will range from an inch and a third
Downeast to a half inch northeast and a third of an inch over the
northwest. Thursday and Friday will remain mostly cloudy but warm
with highs in the low 60s inland. Saturday will be cloudy to
partly sunny and warm. Drier air will move into the area Sunday
following a weak cold front.

MEZ001-002-260930-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
246 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        70           60           30           20
Min/Max Temp          36           52           42           62
Max/Min RH %          100          77           100          70
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  5                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  6        SE  5        Lgt/Var      E  6
Precip Amount         0.22         0.22         0.03         0.00
Precip Duration       5            4            2            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 1590                      2870
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 11                      SE 14
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  16960                     39500
Dispersion                         Poor                      Fair
CWR                   70           50           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ003>005-260930-
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
246 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        70           60           20           10
Min/Max Temp          37           52           43           62
Max/Min RH %          100          81           100          70
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  5                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  7        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.26         0.25         0.02         0.00
Precip Duration       7            6            2            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 1680                      2860
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 10                      SE 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  16760                     30060
Dispersion                         Poor                      Marginal
CWR                   70           50           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-260930-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
246 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        80           80           40           20
Min/Max Temp          39           54           47           62
Max/Min RH %          100          85           100          75
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  5                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  5        SE  5        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.32         0.45         0.08         0.00
Precip Duration       8            10           2            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 1800                      2850
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 13                      SE 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  24190                     32350
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Marginal
CWR                   80           80           10           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-260930-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
246 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        90           80           60           20
Min/Max Temp          40           55           46           63
Max/Min RH %          100          85           100          77
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  6                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       E  5         SE  7        SE  5        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.45         0.61         0.18         0.02
Precip Duration       9            12           4            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 2230                      2880
Transport Wnd (kts)                S 18                      S 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  39650                     33490
Dispersion                         Fair                      Marginal
CWR                   90           80           10           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-260930-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
246 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        80           80           40           10
Min/Max Temp          38           55           45           63
Max/Min RH %          100          83           100          73
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  5        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.40         0.42         0.06         0.00
Precip Duration       10           10           2            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 1880                      3060
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 10                     SE  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  20690                     27460
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Marginal
CWR                   80           70           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-260930-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
246 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        90           80           70           30
Min/Max Temp          41           55           46           60
Max/Min RH %          100          84           100          80
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SE  8 G19                 Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       E  7 G18     SE  9 G21    SE  7 G21    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.52         0.64         0.21         0.03
Precip Duration       10           12           4            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 1930                      2230
Transport Wnd (kts)                SE 25                     S 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  47350                     26030
Dispersion                         Fair                      Marginal
CWR                   90           80           20           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Light
winds.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Colder. Lows in the upper 30s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows
in the upper 30s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid
50s. South winds around 5 mph.

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

$$


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