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
1009 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Temperatures will remain cool today with a gusty northwest wind.
Sunday will be a bit milder with a less wind. Dry and turning much
milder Monday and Tuesday. The next chance of a wetting rain will
be late Wednesday and Wednesday night.

MEZ003-212115-
Northern Somerset-
Including the cities of Baker Lake and Billy-Jack Depot
1009 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Snow Showers None
Chance precip (%)     30           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      41 (-2)      23 (-5)      45
RH % (24h trend)      39 (-9)      84 (-8)      31
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  6 G24                  NW  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6 G26     NW  6 G23    NW  6
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       2            1
Precip begin          7 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)5970                      6020
Transport wnd (kts)   NW 18                     NW 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)     113130                    97270
Dispersion            Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ001-004-212115-
Northwest Aroostook-Northern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Baxter St Park, Chamberlain Lake,
Churchill Dam, and Mount Katahdin
1009 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      42 (-1)      22 (-7)      47
RH % (24h trend)      36 (-19)     84 (-10)     30
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NW  9 G23                 NW  6
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW 11 G25    NW  6 G21    NW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          8 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   1 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)6210                      6300
Transport wnd (kts)   NW 19                     NW 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)     131640                    107660
Dispersion            Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-212115-
Northeast Aroostook-Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
Mars Hill, Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten, Medway,
Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, and Smyrna Mills
1009 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      44 (0)       25 (-5)      49
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-24)     82 (-11)     29
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NW  9 G23                 NW  6
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW 11 G22    NW  6 G18    NW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          1 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   2 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)6600                      6830
Transport wnd (kts)   NW 20                     N 17
Vent rate (kt-ft)     139160                    120950
Dispersion            Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-212115-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard
1009 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      43 (+1)      25 (-6)      49
RH % (24h trend)      39 (-22)     81 (-13)     29
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NW  9 G23                 NW  6 G17
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW 11 G26    NW  7 G23    NW  7 G18
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          7 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)6410                      6670
Transport wnd (kts)   NW 20                     N 17
Vent rate (kt-ft)     143540                    125730
Dispersion            Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-212115-
Central Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield,
Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro,
and Topsfield
1009 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      47 (+1)      26 (-5)      52
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-25)     80 (-9)      27
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NW  8 G19                 NW  6
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW 11 G20    NW  6 G18    NW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          12 PM        Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)7100                      7370
Transport wnd (kts)   NW 18                     N 16
Vent rate (kt-ft)     145290                    128190
Dispersion            Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ015-212115-
Southern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, and Old Town
1009 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      49 (+1)      27 (-4)      53
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-17)     85 (-5)      27
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NW  8 G18                 NW  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW 11 G19    NW  6 G17    NW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          12 PM
Precip end            6 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)7440                      7620
Transport wnd (kts)   NW 19                     N 16
Vent rate (kt-ft)     146410                    127380
Dispersion            Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ016-017-212115-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
1009 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      48 (+2)      27 (-5)      53
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-28)     84 (-13)     26
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NW  7 G19                 NW  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW 10 G19    NW  6 G17    NW  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          12 PM        Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)7310                      7420
Transport wnd (kts)   NW 18                     N 16
Vent rate (kt-ft)     148530                    125110
Dispersion            Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-212115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
1009 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     20           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      48 (0)       29 (-4)      53
RH % (24h trend)      39 (-24)     82 (-10)     31
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NW  8 G18                 NW  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW 10 G17    NW  7 G17    NW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          12 PM        Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)7430                      7250
Transport wnd (kts)   NW 18                     N 16
Vent rate (kt-ft)     146080                    120430
Dispersion            Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the
mid 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around 40.
South winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in
the upper 30s. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of rain showers. Highs in
the mid 50s. Light winds.

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

$$

VJN



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