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
941 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure building in from central Canada will bring cool and
dry weather today into tonight. Humidity will increase a bit on
Friday as a warm front approaches. Rain will spread from west to
east Friday and continue through Saturday. Rainfall amounts of a
third to three-quarters of an inch are expected, with Downeast
seeing an inch or more. The weekend will be more humid with warm
weather expected Sunday through early next week.

MEZ001>004-172115-
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
941 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            40
Min/Max Temp          71           49           74
Max/Min RH %          41           98           47
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NW 10 G22                 Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW 10 G21    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.04
Precip Duration                                 1
Precip Begin                                    1 PM
Precip End                                      Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5440                      5330
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 21                     SE  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     116070                    43390
Dispersion            Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   0            0            20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-172115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
941 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            40
Min/Max Temp          78           53           76
Max/Min RH %          32           90           46
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       W  8 G21                  Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW 10 G21    Lgt/Var      SE  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip Duration                                 1
Precip Begin                                    1 PM
Precip End                                      Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5830                      5580
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 20                     S 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     114460                    58490
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-172115-
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
941 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          76           50           76
Max/Min RH %          32           98           46
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       W  8 G20                  Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW 10 G20    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6060                      5670
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 21                     S  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     127500                    36910
Dispersion            Excellent                 Fair
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-172115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
941 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          76           54           73
Max/Min RH %          34           92           50
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       W  8 G18                  Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       W 10 G20     Lgt/Var      SE  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    6380                      5020
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW 22                     S  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     137390                    39110
Dispersion            Excellent                 Fair
CWR                   0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Patchy fog. Lows in the
upper 50s. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Patchy fog.
Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

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

$$



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