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
344 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will build across the region this evening. A cold
front will cross the region later Thursday through Thursday night
with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. High pressure returns
for Friday into Saturday.

MEZ001-002-270915-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
344 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Tstms        Tstms        None
Precip Chc (%)        40           70           60           0
Min/Max Temp          57           70           52           71
Max/Min RH %          92           74           100          46
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SW  6                     NW  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW  7        W  5         NW  7
Precip Amount         0.03         0.12         0.07         0.00
Precip Duration       2            6            2
Precip Begin          10 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   1 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5130                      6040
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 17                      NW 13
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  84980                     78140
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   10           70           10           0
LAL                   1            4            4            1
Haines Index          4            3            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ003>005-270915-
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
344 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Tstms        Tstms        None
Precip Chc (%)        40           60           60           0
Min/Max Temp          56           71           52           73
Max/Min RH %          91           75           100          47
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    SW  5                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW  6        Lgt/Var      NW  5
Precip Amount         0.03         0.13         0.05         0.00
Precip Duration       2            6            1
Precip Begin          10 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   1 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5350                      6160
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 17                      NW 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  90510                     64590
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   10           60           0            0
LAL                   1            4            4            1
Haines Index          4            3            3            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-270915-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
344 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        30           60           50           0
Min/Max Temp          56           73           56           76
Max/Min RH %          88           73           100          48
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    S  6                      Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      S  7         Lgt/Var      NW  6
Precip Amount         0.01         0.08         0.08         0.00
Precip Duration       1            4            1
Precip Begin          2 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   1 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5480                      6900
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 18                      NW  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  96330                     63060
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            50           30           0
LAL                   1            4            4            1
Haines Index          4            3            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ016-017-270915-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
344 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Rain         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            40           30           0
Min/Max Temp          54           72           58           76
Max/Min RH %          93           68           100          50
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    S  6                      Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      S  9         SW  5        W  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.05         0.02         0.00
Precip Duration                    2            0
Precip Begin                       6 AM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   8 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5680                      7170
Transport Wnd (kts)                SW 22                     NW  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  125190                    58270
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Good
CWR                   0            20           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-270915-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
344 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Tstms        Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        30           50           40           0
Min/Max Temp          57           75           56           78
Max/Min RH %          90           74           100          49
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW  6        Lgt/Var      NW  5
Precip Amount         0.01         0.10         0.05         0.00
Precip Duration       2            3            1
Precip Begin          11 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   1 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5650                      6880
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 15                      NW  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  83210                     63790
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   10           50           10           0
LAL                   1            4            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-270915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
344 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Rain         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            30           30           0
Min/Max Temp          54           70           57           75
Max/Min RH %          96           75           100          57
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    S  8 G17                  Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      S 11 G19     SW  7 G17    S  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.04         0.02         0.00
Precip Duration                    1            1
Precip Begin                       9 AM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   12 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4860                      6490
Transport Wnd (kts)                SW 26                     NW  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  125970                    49590
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Fair
CWR                   0            20           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Light
winds.
.SATURDAY...Sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower
70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Light
winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.

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

$$



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