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
317 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Moist weather conditions will persist today and tonight along with
isolated to scattered showers and patchy drizzle from time to
time. A cold front will cross the region on Friday with the chance
of showers and perhaps even a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

MEZ001-002-272130-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
317 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        30           30           60
Min/Max Temp          62           49           62
Max/Min RH %          68           95           63
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   S  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  5        Lgt/Var      S  6
Precip Amount         0.02         0.04         0.07
Precip Duration       5            5            3
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3740                      4160
Transport Wnd (kts)   SE 13                     SW 17
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     47770                     72360
Dispersion            Fair                      Good
CWR                   0            10           30
LAL                   1            1            3
Haines Index          2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ003>005-272130-
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
317 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        30           30           50
Min/Max Temp          62           49           64
Max/Min RH %          68           99           62
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SW  5
Precip Amount         0.02         0.02         0.06
Precip Duration       3            5            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3810                      4220
Transport Wnd (kts)   SE 11                     SW 15
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     43110                     64450
Dispersion            Fair                      Good
CWR                   0            0            30
LAL                   1            1            3
Haines Index          3            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-272130-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
317 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        30           30           40
Min/Max Temp          62           49           63
Max/Min RH %          69           100          65
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  5        Lgt/Var      S  5
Precip Amount         0.02         0.03         0.04
Precip Duration       5            4            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3960                      4210
Transport Wnd (kts)   S 14                      SW 13
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     55700                     56770
Dispersion            Good                      Good
CWR                   0            10           10
LAL                   1            1            3
Haines Index          2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-272130-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
317 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        40           30           40
Min/Max Temp          60           47           63
Max/Min RH %          78           100          64
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SE  5                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.04         0.01         0.03
Precip Duration       5            2            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3380                      4100
Transport Wnd (kts)   SE 15                     SW 19
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     50470                     76980
Dispersion            Good                      Good
CWR                   0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            3
Haines Index          2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-272130-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
317 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        30           30           60
Min/Max Temp          62           49           64
Max/Min RH %          72           100          64
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.02         0.02         0.04
Precip Duration       5            4            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3850                      4310
Transport Wnd (kts)   SE  9                     SW 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     33580                     45860
Dispersion            Marginal                  Fair
CWR                   0            0            20
LAL                   1            1            3
Haines Index          2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-272130-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
317 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        40           20           40
Min/Max Temp          56           46           60
Max/Min RH %          91           100          66
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SE  5                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  5
Precip Amount         0.04         0.01         0.04
Precip Duration       5            1            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2600                      3210
Transport Wnd (kts)   SE 13                     SW 19
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     33930                     61630
Dispersion            Marginal                  Good
CWR                   0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            3
Haines Index          2            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Colder. Lows in the mid 30s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Highs in the upper 50s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
Lows around 40. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs
in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.

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

$$


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