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
304 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry with lighter winds today, then a wetting rainfall moving
eastward from Southern Quebec...especially over Northern and
Central portions of the region late tonight and then continuing
Monday into Tuesday.

MEZ001-002-302200-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
304 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         Rain         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            70           100
Min/Max Temp          53           35           45
Max/Min RH %          31           89           70
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NW  6                     SE  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       N  5         Lgt/Var      SE  9
Precip Amount         0.00         0.11         0.39
Precip Duration                    2            12
Precip Begin                       12 AM        Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3570                      1390
Transport Wnd (kts)   N  8                      SE 15
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     27900                     21300
Dispersion            Marginal                  Marginal
CWR                   0            100          90
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ003>005-302200-
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
304 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         Rain         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            90           100
Min/Max Temp          55           36           44
Max/Min RH %          31           94           73
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       N  6                      SE  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  8
Precip Amount         0.00         0.23         0.47
Precip Duration                    5            12
Precip Begin                       9 PM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3820                      1230
Transport Wnd (kts)   N  5                      SE 13
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     18840                     16760
Dispersion            Poor                      Poor
CWR                   0            100          100
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            3            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-302200-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
304 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         Rain         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            70           100
Min/Max Temp          58           37           45
Max/Min RH %          30           95           74
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       N  7 G17                  SE  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.10         0.32
Precip Duration                    2            11
Precip Begin                       10 PM        Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4480                      1140
Transport Wnd (kts)   N  8                      SE 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     37710                     13780
Dispersion            Fair                      Poor
CWR                   0            90           90
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-302200-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
304 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            60           80
Min/Max Temp          56           38           46
Max/Min RH %          32           94           74
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       N  9 G19                  SE  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.07         0.26
Precip Duration                    2            10
Precip Begin                       11 PM        Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4430                      1440
Transport Wnd (kts)   N  9                      SE 14
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     38270                     20210
Dispersion            Fair                      Marginal
CWR                   0            80           80
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-302200-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
304 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         Rain         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            90           100
Min/Max Temp          58           36           47
Max/Min RH %          31           95           73
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       N  6 G17                  SE  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.18         0.30
Precip Duration                    5            11
Precip Begin                       9 PM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4330                      1510
Transport Wnd (kts)   N  4                      SE 13
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     17970                     20680
Dispersion            Poor                      Marginal
CWR                   0            100          90
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-302200-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
304 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         Rain         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            50           70
Min/Max Temp          55           39           47
Max/Min RH %          35           93           75
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NW  9 G23                 SE  7 G19
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  9 G18
Precip Amount         0.00         0.04         0.22
Precip Duration                    1            7
Precip Begin                       1 AM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4000                      1590
Transport Wnd (kts)   NW  8                     S  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     34070                     13390
Dispersion            Marginal                  Poor
CWR                   0            40           70
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

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

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures below normal and precipitation above normal.

$$

VJN


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