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
301 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Rain today will give around an inch to central and southern
locations, tapering down to a half inch over central Aroostook
county then less than a quarter inch up over the St. John Valley.
Rain will end across the north later this afternoon then end
across the rest of the region this evening. Drier air will push
down from the north tonight into Saturday as high pressure builds
down from Canada.

MEZ001-002-262130-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
301 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MClear
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        80           40           0
Min/Max Temp          55           38           67
Max/Min RH %          60           99           42
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NE  8                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NE  8        NE  5        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.32         0.04         0.00
Precip Duration       9            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   1 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3280                      5420
Transport Wnd (kts)   NE 20                     S  2
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     64490                     11320
Dispersion            Good                      Poor
CWR                   80           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ003>005-262130-
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
301 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        90           40           0
Min/Max Temp          52           39           67
Max/Min RH %          72           100          43
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NE  9 G18                 Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NE  9 G17    NE  6        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.55         0.05         0.00
Precip Duration       11           2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   1 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2810                      5230
Transport Wnd (kts)   NE 18                     E  2
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     49780                     11070
Dispersion            Fair                      Poor
CWR                   90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-262130-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
301 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        90           50           0
Min/Max Temp          51           41           65
Max/Min RH %          75           96           48
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NE  9 G17                 N  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NE  8        NE  7        NE  5
Precip Amount         0.73         0.07         0.00
Precip Duration       12           3
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   5 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2800                      5030
Transport Wnd (kts)   NE 20                     NE  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     56040                     32460
Dispersion            Good                      Marginal
CWR                   90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ016-017-262130-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
301 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        90           50           0
Min/Max Temp          52           43           62
Max/Min RH %          78           98           51
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       E 11 G18                  N  8
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NE  8        N  8         NE  6
Precip Amount         0.62         0.05         0.00
Precip Duration       12           3
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   6 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2840                      4560
Transport Wnd (kts)   NE 18                     NE 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     52660                     43450
Dispersion            Good                      Fair
CWR                   90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-262130-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
301 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        90           40           0
Min/Max Temp          52           42           66
Max/Min RH %          79           95           45
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NE  8 G17                 N  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NE  8        N  6         Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.59         0.03         0.00
Precip Duration       11           1
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   1 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2760                      5240
Transport Wnd (kts)   NE 17                     NE  4
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     48420                     22740
Dispersion            Fair                      Marginal
CWR                   90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-262130-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
301 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        90           50           0
Min/Max Temp          52           43           61
Max/Min RH %          78           97           55
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       E 14 G24                  N 10 G18
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NE 11 G21    N  9 G18     NE  6
Precip Amount         0.56         0.04         0.00
Precip Duration       11           3
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   6 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2920                      4070
Transport Wnd (kts)   NE 20                     N  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     58310                     31340
Dispersion            Good                      Marginal
CWR                   90           10           0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

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

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

$$


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