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
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure with low relative humidity will dominate tonight
into the middle of next week with no appreciable rainfall.

MEZ001>004-240915-
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
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            20
Min/Max Temp          47           71           40           66
Max/Min RH %          100          47           98           47
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    W  7                      Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        W  7         Lgt/Var      NW  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                                              1
Precip Begin                                                 12 PM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6000                      6460
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 18                      NW 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  107350                    71480
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-240915-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          51           76           47           72
Max/Min RH %          97           43           93           43
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      W  5         Lgt/Var      NW  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6850                      7210
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 12                      NW 13
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  83040                     95670
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-240915-
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
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          50           77           45           73
Max/Min RH %          98           41           96           41
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      W  5         Lgt/Var      NW  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 7220                      7540
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 12                      NW 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  88850                     84430
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-240915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          53           77           51           74
Max/Min RH %          96           42           94           43
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  5        SW  5        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 7230                      7710
Transport Wnd (kts)                W  8                      NW 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  58520                     90900
Dispersion                         Good                      Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Light
winds.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Light winds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Light
winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

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

$$


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