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
249 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will build across the region tonight and Saturday
the move east on Sunday. Northwest winds will be quite a bit
weaker than today, with gusts up to 20 mph Saturday afternoon.
Dry weather will persist through the weekend, but moisture will
gradually increase each day as flow turns to the south. The next
chance of rain arrives Tuesday, with wetting rain likely Tuesday
night and Wednesday.

MEZ001>004-210930-
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
249 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          31           56           32           61
Max/Min RH %          99           38           93           51
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  7 G19    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 1950                      1880
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW  7                     S  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  14070                     16700
Dispersion                         Poor                      Poor
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-210930-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
249 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          38           64           41           66
Max/Min RH %          91           43           98           55
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  7 G19    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 2440                      2310
Transport Wnd (kts)                W  4                      S  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  9610                      19940
Dispersion                         Poor                      Poor
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            2            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-210930-
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
249 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          34           60           36           63
Max/Min RH %          93           39           94           52
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  6 G17    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 2550                      2540
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW  7                     S 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  16720                     25760
Dispersion                         Poor                      Marginal
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            2            3

REMARKS...High.

$$

MEZ029-030-210930-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
249 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          39           62           42           62
Max/Min RH %          92           43           99           64
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   E  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  8 G17    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 2950                      2860
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW  7                     S 11
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  21450                     30540
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Marginal
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            3

REMARKS...High.

$$

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

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

$$



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