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
340 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Rain will occur along the Downeast coast tonight, with lesser rain
chances northward across the remainder of the region. Rain will
persist near the Downeast coast early Wednesday. High pressure
builds south across the region Wednesday afternoon with
decreasing rain chances. High pressure then remains across the
region Thursday into the weekend.

MEZ001>004-201000-
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
340 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MClear       Clear
Precip Type           Showers      None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        20           0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          55           75           47           70
Max/Min RH %          97           56           100          42
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   NE  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      NE  6        Lgt/Var      NE  6
Precip Amount         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       1
Precip Begin          8 PM
Precip End            6 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5320                      4360
Transport Wnd (kts)                NE  8                     NE  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  42270                     39810
Dispersion                         Fair                      Fair
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            5

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-201000-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
340 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip Type           Showers      Rain         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        30           30           0            0
Min/Max Temp          57           75           53           74
Max/Min RH %          99           65           97           41
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   N  9
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      NE  7        N  9         N 10
Precip Amount         0.06         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       2            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   4 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5260                      4930
Transport Wnd (kts)                NE 12                     NE 15
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  61860                     74880
Dispersion                         Good                      Good
CWR                   10           0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3            5

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-201000-
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
340 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip Type           Showers      Rain         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        40           30           0            0
Min/Max Temp          59           74           53           73
Max/Min RH %          99           67           98           41
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   NE  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      NE  6        N  6         NE  8
Precip Amount         0.08         0.04         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       3            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5250                      4810
Transport Wnd (kts)                NE 11                     NE 16
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  57300                     75240
Dispersion                         Good                      Good
CWR                   10           10           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            5

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-201000-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
340 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MClear
Precip Type           Rain         Rain         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        70           60           0            0
Min/Max Temp          60           72           57           73
Max/Min RH %          99           76           99           45
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NE  7 G17                 NE 13 G22
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       E  5         NE  9 G18    NE  8 G17    NE 12 G21
Precip Amount         0.26         0.14         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       9            4
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4710                      4650
Transport Wnd (kts)                NE 18                     NE 23
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  83800                     108450
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   70           40           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Light winds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Light
winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Light winds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds
around 5 mph.

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

$$

Norcross


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