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
312 AM EDT Tue Oct 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Southerly winds will draw in more humid air through tonight. A
widespread soaking rain is expected Wednesday through Thursday.

MEZ001>004-242115-
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
312 AM EDT Tue Oct 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Rain
Precip Chc (%)        20           80           100
Min/Max Temp          66           58           65
Max/Min RH %          69           99           78
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       S  7 G18                  S 12 G25
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S 10 G21     S 11 G22     S 13 G24
Precip Amount         0.01         0.21         0.61
Precip Duration       1            8            12
Precip Begin          12 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4140                      4240
Transport Wnd (kts)   S 28                      S 28
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     115370                    118210
Dispersion            Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            100          100
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-242115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
312 AM EDT Tue Oct 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Rain
Precip Chc (%)        40           90           100
Min/Max Temp          68           58           65
Max/Min RH %          73           100          82
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       S  7 G18                  S 12 G23
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  9 G21     S 10 G22     S 12 G22
Precip Amount         0.03         0.25         0.97
Precip Duration       1            10           12
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4290                      4260
Transport Wnd (kts)   S 29                      SW 29
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     124060                    125730
Dispersion            Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   20           100          100
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-242115-
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
312 AM EDT Tue Oct 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Rain
Precip Chc (%)        30           80           100
Min/Max Temp          69           60           65
Max/Min RH %          68           100          82
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       S  6                      S 13 G28
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  9 G19     S  9 G20     S 13 G27
Precip Amount         0.01         0.10         0.94
Precip Duration       0            8            12
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4510                      4290
Transport Wnd (kts)   S 27                      S 36
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     121580                    156050
Dispersion            Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   0            90           100
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-242115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
312 AM EDT Tue Oct 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           Drizzle      Showers      Rain
Precip Chc (%)        10           70           100
Min/Max Temp          66           59           65
Max/Min RH %          79           100          86
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       S  8 G22                  S 17 G32
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S 10 G23     S 12 G27     S 16 G31
Precip Amount         0.00         0.06         0.91
Precip Duration       0            5            12
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3930                      4180
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 31                     S 49
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     121200                    205730
Dispersion            Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   0            80           100
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2

REMARKS...None.

$$

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

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

$$



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