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
332 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Fog and low clouds will slowly erode early this morning. Conditions
will dry out with RH dropping below 50% this afternoon. A weak
cold front will cross tonight with only isolated showers expected
across the far north. A dry Canadian high pressure center will
bring afternoon RH below 40% Monday afternoon. The next chance for
wetting rainfall will be Tuesday afternoon through mid-week as low
pressure approaches from the south.

MEZ001-002-240915-
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
332 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        30           0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          25           46           21           51
Max/Min RH %          86           34           71           34
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NW  6                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  7 G17    W  6         Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip Amount         0.03         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       2
Precip Begin          7 PM
Precip End            3 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 2710                      3400
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 12                      SE 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  32060                     41540
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Fair
CWR                   10           0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            4

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ003>005-240915-
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
332 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      None         None         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        20           0            0            30
Min/Max Temp          26           49           24           51
Max/Min RH %          91           30           71           38
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NW  5                     E  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  7 G18    W  6         Lgt/Var      SE  7
Precip Amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration       1                                      0
Precip Begin          8 PM                                   3 PM
Precip End            4 AM                                   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 3130                      3420
Transport Wnd (kts)                W 12                      S 14
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  38370                     46970
Dispersion                         Fair                      Fair
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            4            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ006-011-032-240915-
Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
332 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            30
Min/Max Temp          32           54           26           52
Max/Min RH %          98           29           69           38
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NW  5                     E  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration                                              0
Precip Begin                                                 3 PM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4020                      3870
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW  8                     SE 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  31800                     46480
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Fair
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            4            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-240915-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
332 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            40
Min/Max Temp          35           57           32           52
Max/Min RH %          100          31           78           40
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NW  5                     E  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  7        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration                                              1
Precip Begin                                                 12 PM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4500                      4000
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW  7                     SE 13
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  31130                     52900
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Good
CWR                   0            0            0            10
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
332 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            40
Min/Max Temp          31           57           29           54
Max/Min RH %          99           26           67           40
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NW  6                     Lgt/Var
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        NW  5        Lgt/Var      SE  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip Duration                                              1
Precip Begin                                                 11 AM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4120                      3850
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW  9                     SE 14
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  34620                     52280
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Good
CWR                   0            0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

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

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Rain
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            50
Min/Max Temp          36           56           34           50
Max/Min RH %          100          36           84           44
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    NW  6                     E  8 G17
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  9 G19    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      E  8 G17
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip Duration                                              1
Precip Begin                                                 11 AM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4560                      3440
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW  6                     SE 17
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  25380                     56490
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Good
CWR                   0            0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain likely. Patchy fog. Lows in the
upper 30s. East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Patchy fog. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs around
60. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Light
winds.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. West winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Light winds.

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

$$



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