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
1013 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will continue to move east of the region through mid
week. An increasingly moist south to southeast flow is expected
through mid week. A widespread soaking rainfall is likely
Wednesday into Thursday.

MEZ001>004-232115-
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
1013 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         Drizzle      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            10           30
Min/Max Temp          65           48           65
Max/Min RH %          45           100          75
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   S  7 G17
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  5         Lgt/Var      S 10 G20
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip Duration                    0            1
Precip Begin                       10 PM        Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4360                      4140
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 14                     S 29
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     60480                     118410
Dispersion            Good                      Very Good
CWR                   0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-232115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
1013 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            20           60
Min/Max Temp          64           51           66
Max/Min RH %          54           100          79
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   S  7 G18
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S 10 G20
Precip Amount         0.00         0.01         0.06
Precip Duration                    1            7
Precip Begin                       8 PM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4360                      4290
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 17                     S 29
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     73290                     123900
Dispersion            Good                      Excellent
CWR                   0            0            30
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3

REMARKS...High.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-232115-
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
1013 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         Drizzle      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            10           40
Min/Max Temp          63           50           67
Max/Min RH %          55           100          76
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   S  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  9 G18
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration                    0            1
Precip Begin                       10 PM        Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4330                      4510
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 17                     S 27
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     71620                     123120
Dispersion            Good                      Excellent
CWR                   0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3

REMARKS...High.

$$

MEZ029-030-232115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
1013 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         Drizzle      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            10           30
Min/Max Temp          61           53           64
Max/Min RH %          66           100          83
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   S  9 G22
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  6         Lgt/Var      S 11 G23
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration                    0            1
Precip Begin                       10 PM        Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3960                      3920
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 18                     SW 31
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     71760                     121470
Dispersion            Good                      Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3

REMARKS...High.

$$

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

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

$$


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