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
306 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Outside of scattered light rain showers tonight across the
northwest and far northeast, Dry conditions with low afternoon
relative humidity will continue across all of the region through
the weekend.

MEZ001>004-180915-
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
306 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip Type           Showers      None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        40           0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          33           58           38           67
Max/Min RH %          100          42           93           41
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    W  6 G19                  SW  7
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  7        W  9 G19     Lgt/Var      SW 10 G21
Precip Amount         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       3
Precip Begin          6 PM
Precip End            5 AM
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 4490                      5700
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW 19                     SW 28
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  83790                     157630
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   10           0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            3            5

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-015-031-180915-
Central Piscataquis-Southern Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
306 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          36           65           42           69
Max/Min RH %          93           39           99           42
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    W  6 G19                  SW  5
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        W  8 G19     Lgt/Var      S  9 G18
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5520                      5950
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW 20                     SW 24
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  110730                    142100
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            4            5

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-180915-
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
306 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          36           64           39           68
Max/Min RH %          93           39           96           44
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    W  6 G18                  S  6 G17
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  6        W  8 G18     Lgt/Var      S 11 G19
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5400                      5800
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW 19                     SW 26
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  103460                    152750
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            5            5

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-180915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
306 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          39           64           45           65
Max/Min RH %          98           44           95           58
20FtWnd/AM(mph)                    W  9 G20                  SW  9 G21
20FtWnd/PM(mph)       SW  8 G19    W  7 G17     Lgt/Var      SW 13 G23
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Mixing Hgt(Ft-AGL)                 5570                      5250
Transport Wnd (kts)                NW 22                     SW 29
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  120400                    153080
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows
around 50. South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

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

$$

VJN



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