Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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000 FXUS61 KCAR 190458 AFDCAR AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME 1258 AM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014 .SYNOPSIS... UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST OF THE REGION TONIGHT. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY THROUGH MID WEEK. && .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TUESDAY/... UPDATE...WINDS ARE STILL STAYING UP JUST A BIT MORE THAN EXPECTED SO THE THREAT OF FOG IS NOT THAT GREAT. DECIDED TO REMOVE FOG FOR THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. OTHERWISE GOING FORECAST LOOKS GOOD. PREVIOUS DISCUSSION... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST TOWARD THE REGION TUESDAY. PARTLY SUNNY SKIES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHERN AREAS TUESDAY...WITH MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST AREA. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 40S TO AROUND 50 NORTH...TO THE LOWER TO MID 50S DOWNEAST. HIGH TEMPERATURES TUESDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER TO MID 70S NORTH...TO THE MID TO UPPER 70S DOWNEAST. && .SHORT TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. PARTLY CLOUDY/MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE AT NEAR NORMAL...TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL...LEVELS WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY. && && .LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/... HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN RIDGED ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. A DISTURBANCE COULD BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TO WESTERN AREAS FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE AT NEAR NORMAL LEVELS FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY. && .AVIATION /06Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/... NEAR TERM: VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. ONE EXCEPTION IS MVFR POSSIBLE IN PATCHY VALLEY FOG LATER TONIGHT FROM ABOUT HOULTON NORTH. LOW CONFIDENCE IN FOG`S FORMATION. IT DEPENDS ON IF THE WINDS CAN SUBSIDE ENOUGH AND MID LEVEL CLOUDS STAY AWAY. SHORT TERM: GENERALLY VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. && .MARINE... NEAR TERM: WINDS/SEAS WILL REMAIN BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. SHORT TERM: WINDS/SEAS WILL REMAIN BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MID WEEK. && .CAR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... ME...NONE. MARINE...NONE. && $$ NEAR TERM...DUDA/NORCROSS SHORT TERM...MCW LONG TERM...MCW AVIATION...DUDA/NORCROSS/MCW MARINE...DUDA/NORCROSS/MCW

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