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
433 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Dry through tonight. A wetting rain is expected to develop
Wednesday afternoon and then persist Wednesday night into
Thursday. Aroostook County may stay dry through Wednesday
afternoon before the rain arrives.

MEZ003-251030-
Northern Somerset-
Including the cities of Baker Lake and Billy-Jack Depot
433 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           None         Rain         Rain         Rain
Chance precip (%)     0            100          90           70
Temp (24h trend)      41 (+10)     55 (-6)      41           51
RH % (24h trend)      70 (+7)      47 (+24)     100          76
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   S  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  5         SE  8        SW  8 G18
Precip amount         0.00         0.16         0.37         0.39
Precip duration                    5            10           9
Precip begin                       9 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5370                      3570
Transport wnd (kts)                S 21                      W 17
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  114240                    65200
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            90           90           80
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            2            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ001-004-251030-
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
433 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           None         Rain         Rain         Rain
Chance precip (%)     0            80           80           80
Temp (24h trend)      41 (+16)     58 (-4)      41           53
RH % (24h trend)      76 (-6)      44 (+22)     100          76
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   SE  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  6         S  6         SW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.08         0.38         0.50
Precip duration                    3            10           10
Precip begin                       9 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5940                      3820
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 20                     SW 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  123610                    77100
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Good
CWR                   0            80           90           80
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            2            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-251030-
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
433 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           None         Rain         Rain         Rain
Chance precip (%)     0            80           90           80
Temp (24h trend)      40 (+10)     58 (-8)      44           55
RH % (24h trend)      78 (+5)      52 (+32)     100          75
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   SE  8
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  6         S  6         S  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.08         0.53         0.54
Precip duration                    4            11           10
Precip begin                       9 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5880                      4290
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 21                     SW 19
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  129660                    94580
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   0            80           90           80
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            2            2

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-251030-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard
433 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip type           None         Rain         Rain         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            100          100          70
Temp (24h trend)      41 (+10)     54 (-9)      42           54
RH % (24h trend)      75 (+4)      60 (+35)     100          73
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   SE  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  5         SE  6        W  7 G18
Precip amount         0.00         0.23         0.54         0.40
Precip duration                    6            11           9
Precip begin                       8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             4950                      4030
Transport wnd (kts)                S 21                      W 17
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  111230                    81790
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            90           90           60
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            3            2            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-251030-
Central Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield,
Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro,
and Topsfield
433 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MClear       MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip type           None         Rain         Rain         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            100          100          70
Temp (24h trend)      41 (+10)     58 (-10)     46           57
RH % (24h trend)      74 (+3)      60 (+37)     100          70
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                SW  5                     SE  6
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   SW  6        S  6         SE  6        SW  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.18         0.76         0.48
Precip duration                    5            11           7
Precip begin                       8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5730                      4610
Transport wnd (kts)                S 20                      SW 20
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  123030                    100140
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   0            80           90           60
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            3            2            2

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ015-251030-
Southern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, and Old Town
433 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MClear       MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip type           None         Rain         Rain         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            100          100          70
Temp (24h trend)      43 (+9)      56 (-14)     47           58
RH % (24h trend)      75 (-2)      61 (+39)     100          70
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                S  5                      S  6
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S  6         S  6         SE  7        SW  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.26         0.78         0.40
Precip duration                    6            11           5
Precip begin                       8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5430                      4760
Transport wnd (kts)                S 21                      W 19
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  116800                    97840
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            90           90           40
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            3            2            2

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ016-017-251030-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
433 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MClear       MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip type           None         Rain         Rain         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            100          100          70
Temp (24h trend)      41 (+10)     56 (-11)     46           56
RH % (24h trend)      80 (-4)      65 (+38)     100          76
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                S  5                      S  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   SW  7        S  6         S  8         SW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.18         1.06         0.52
Precip duration                    5            12           6
Precip begin                       9 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5320                      4450
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 21                     SW 20
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  120190                    99670
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            90           90           60
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            3            2            2

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-251030-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
433 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MClear       MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Precip type           None         Rain         Rain         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            100          100          70
Temp (24h trend)      42 (+6)      54 (-7)      45           55
RH % (24h trend)      85 (+1)      72 (+34)     100          77
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                S  6                      S  9 G22
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   SW  9 G18    S  7         S 12 G21     SW  8 G17
Precip amount         0.00         0.23         1.12         0.45
Precip duration                    5            12           5
Precip begin                       8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             4790                      4150
Transport wnd (kts)                S 24                      SW 21
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  117460                    97640
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            90           100          40
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            2

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

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

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

$$


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