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
218 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure building in from central Canada will bring cool and
dry weather tonight and Thursday. Humidity will increase a bit on
Friday as a warm front approaches. The weekend will be more humid
with warm weather expected Sunday through early next week.

MEZ001>004-170915-
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
218 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            30
Min/Max Temp          45           70           50           72
Max/Min RH %          94           45           88           51
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NW 11 G19                 Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  5        NW 10 G18    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration                                              1
Precip Begin                                                 2 PM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5430                      4990
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW 21                     SE  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  114600                    37590
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-170915-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
218 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            20
Min/Max Temp          48           77           53           75
Max/Min RH %          93           36           81           46
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NW  8 G18                 Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  6        NW 10 G18    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration                                              1
Precip Begin                                                 2 PM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5850                      5390
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW 19                     S 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  111830                    53280
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-170915-
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
218 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 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          47           75           53           75
Max/Min RH %          95           36           86           46
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NW  8 G17                 Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  6        NW  9 G17    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6060                      5630
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW 21                     S  5
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  124080                    28580
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Marginal
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-170915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
218 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          51           76           57           71
Max/Min RH %          94           36           82           52
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NW  8                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       NW  8 G17    NW  9        NW  5        S  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 6330                      4680
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW 20                     S  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  124470                    38580
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Fair
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            4            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper
50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows
around 60. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

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

$$



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