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
301 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will cross the region later today through tonight
with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, especially across the
north and west. High pressure returns for Friday into Saturday.

MEZ001-002-272115-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
301 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        None
Precip Chc (%)        60           50           0
Min/Max Temp          69           52           71
Max/Min RH %          72           98           42
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  6                     NW  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  7        W  5         NW  6
Precip Amount         0.10         0.04         0.00
Precip Duration       6            3
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   2 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4720                      5510
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 17                      NW 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     82100                     61810
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   50           10           0
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ003>005-272115-
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
301 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        None
Precip Chc (%)        70           50           0
Min/Max Temp          70           54           72
Max/Min RH %          74           100          46
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  5                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        Lgt/Var      NW  5
Precip Amount         0.12         0.06         0.00
Precip Duration       7            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   1 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4800                      5370
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 16                      NW  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     77240                     45970
Dispersion            Good                      Fair
CWR                   60           10           0
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          3            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-272115-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
301 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        60           50           0
Min/Max Temp          71           58           76
Max/Min RH %          71           100          44
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       S  5                      Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        SW  6        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.09         0.05         0.00
Precip Duration       5            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   2 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5050                      6040
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 19                     NW  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     94200                     48960
Dispersion            Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   40           10           0
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ016-017-272115-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
301 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        40           30           0
Min/Max Temp          70           58           76
Max/Min RH %          70           100          50
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       S  5                      Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  9 G17    SW  7        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.05         0.02         0.00
Precip Duration       5            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   2 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5050                      6200
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 21                     NW  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     105240                    43630
Dispersion            Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   10           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-272115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
301 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        60           50           0
Min/Max Temp          73           57           76
Max/Min RH %          70           100          48
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        Lgt/Var      NW  5
Precip Amount         0.10         0.04         0.00
Precip Duration       5            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   1 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    5160                      5830
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 16                     NW  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     85130                     49120
Dispersion            Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   50           0            0
LAL                   4            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-272115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
301 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        30           30           20
Min/Max Temp          68           56           74
Max/Min RH %          75           100          58
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SW  7 G19                 Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW 11 G21    SW  9 G20    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.04         0.02         0.00
Precip Duration       4            3            0
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   2 PM
Precip End            Continuing   4 AM         6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4290                      5830
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 24                     NW  5
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     100610                    29390
Dispersion            Very Good                 Marginal
CWR                   10           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. 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. North winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Light winds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Light
winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 70s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Light
winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Light winds.

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

$$



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