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
953 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Today will be a cloudy and humid day with a few showers early this
morning across eastern Maine. As a cold front approaches late in
the day an afternoon shower or thunderstorm is possible,
especially west of the Katahdin region. A few showers will move
across the area tonight as the front crosses the area, but most
areas will not have a wetting rain. Breezy conditions and low
relative humidity is forecast for Sunday.

MEZ001>004-192115-
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
953 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        20           30           30
Min/Max Temp          71           56           76
Max/Min RH %          73           99           52
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       SE  6                     W  8
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SE  5        Lgt/Var      W 11
Precip Amount         0.03         0.11         0.04
Precip Duration       1            5            1
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   2 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2780                      3460
Transport Wnd (kts)   S  8                      N/A
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     22520
Dispersion            Marginal
CWR                   10           30           10
LAL                   2            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-192115-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
953 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        20           30           0
Min/Max Temp          75           59           81
Max/Min RH %          75           99           47
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   W  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W 10 G18
Precip Amount         0.04         0.04         0.00
Precip Duration       1            3
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   6 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    3430                      4070
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW  5                     N/A
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     15810
Dispersion            Poor
CWR                   0            10           0
LAL                   2            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-192115-
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
953 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      Showers
Precip Chc (%)        20           40           20
Min/Max Temp          72           60           81
Max/Min RH %          80           100          47
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       E  5                      W  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W 11
Precip Amount         0.07         0.05         0.01
Precip Duration       2            3            1
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   12 PM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2960                      4160
Transport Wnd (kts)   S  7                      N/A
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     19050
Dispersion            Poor
CWR                   10           20           20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-192115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
953 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None
Precip Chc (%)        30           20           0
Min/Max Temp          72           59           79
Max/Min RH %          81           100          51
20FtWnd/AM(mph)       NE  5 G22                 W  6
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W 10
Precip Amount         0.18         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       2            1
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   6 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)    2870                      4000
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 10                     N/A
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     27350
Dispersion            Marginal
CWR                   20           10           0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

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

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

$$



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