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
327 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Moist conditions will continue this morning with areas of fog and
drizzle. A few showers are possible with the passage of a weak
cold front later today. Cooler and drier air returns tonight.
More showers are expected on Saturday along with gusty west winds.

MEZ001-002-282115-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
327 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      None         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        30           0            60
Min/Max Temp          64           42           61
Max/Min RH %          57           93           53
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       S  5                      SW  8 G21
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        SW  6        W 12 G25
Precip Amount         0.02         0.00         0.08
Precip Duration       2                         2
Precip Begin          6 AM                      7 AM
Precip End            5 PM                      6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4210                      4960
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 18                     W 25
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     75830                     126150
Dispersion            Good                      Excellent
CWR                   10           0            20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            4            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ003>005-282115-
Northern Somerset-Northern Piscataquis-Northern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot,
Baxter St Park, Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam, Mount Katahdin,
Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten, and Medway
327 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      None         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        30           0            80
Min/Max Temp          65           43           62
Max/Min RH %          53           97           54
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       S  6                      SW  7 G21
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  5        SW  6        W 12 G27
Precip Amount         0.04         0.00         0.16
Precip Duration       2                         4
Precip Begin          6 AM                      7 AM
Precip End            4 PM                      6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4410                      5070
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 16                      W 26
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     71480                     133120
Dispersion            Good                      Excellent
CWR                   20           0            40
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            4            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-282115-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
327 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      None         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        30           0            80
Min/Max Temp          64           46           66
Max/Min RH %          61           99           52
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   SW  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       S  5         Lgt/Var      W  9 G22
Precip Amount         0.02         0.00         0.14
Precip Duration       2                         4
Precip Begin          6 AM                      8 AM
Precip End            6 PM                      6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4290                      5990
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 13                      W 25
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     54510                     149020
Dispersion            Good                      Excellent
CWR                   0            0            40
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            4            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-282115-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
327 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        40           20           60
Min/Max Temp          64           47           67
Max/Min RH %          66           100          50
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SW  8 G20
Precip Amount         0.02         0.00         0.08
Precip Duration       3            0            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   9 AM
Precip End            Continuing   9 PM         6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3940                      6240
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 15                     W 24
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     59960                     149010
Dispersion            Good                      Excellent
CWR                   0            0            20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            4            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-282115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
327 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      None         Showers
Precip Chc (%)        30           0            70
Min/Max Temp          67           45           69
Max/Min RH %          58           99           49
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W 10 G24
Precip Amount         0.03         0.00         0.09
Precip Duration       2                         2
Precip Begin          6 AM                      7 AM
Precip End            6 PM                      6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    4640                      6140
Transport Wnd (kts)   W 12                      W 26
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     54450                     161320
Dispersion            Good                      Excellent
CWR                   20           0            30
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            5            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-282115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
327 AM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        50           20           60
Min/Max Temp          59           46           63
Max/Min RH %          79           100          58
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       S  5                      Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SW  9 G22
Precip Amount         0.02         0.00         0.07
Precip Duration       3            0            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   9 AM
Precip End            Continuing   10 PM        6 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3120                      5370
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 15                     W 23
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     47920                     125420
Dispersion            Fair                      Excellent
CWR                   10           0            20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            4            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Light winds.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Highs in the mid 40s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows around 40. East
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
Lows in the lower 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs
in the mid 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.

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

$$


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