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
415 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
Gutsy west to northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph are expected on
Monday. The gusty winds combined with minimum afternoon relative
humidities expected to fall to 25 to 30 percent Monday will
result in the potential of a critical fire weather day. After
coordinating with Maine State Forest Service officials, a Fire
Weather Watch has been issued for Monday afternoon into early
Monday evening.



MEZ003-210915-
Northern Somerset-
Including the cities of Baker Lake and Billy-Jack Depot
415 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            50
Temp (24h trend)      40 (-2)      65 (+1)      38           71
RH % (24h trend)      71 (-24)     35 (-4)      80           32
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                W 10 G27                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  6        W 12 G27     NW  6 G20    SW  8 G20
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.07
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 10 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6970                      6980
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 30                     SW 19
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  216300                    143740
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            30
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            4            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ001-004-210915-
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
415 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            50
Temp (24h trend)      37 (-6)      66 (+2)      35           71
RH % (24h trend)      78 (-18)     31 (-4)      77           30
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                W  9 G27                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  6 G24    NW 12 G28    NW  5 G21    SW  9 G20
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.06
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 10 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7280                      7430
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 28                     W 22
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  233770                    196630
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            30
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-210915-
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
415 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            40
Temp (24h trend)      36 (-8)      68 (+2)      35           70
RH % (24h trend)      83 (-13)     29 (-9)      75           31
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                W  9 G27                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  6 G23    NW 12 G28    NW  5 G21    SW  9 G20
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 11 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7700                      7600
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 27                     SW 22
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  229350                    183750
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            20
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-210915-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard
415 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            40
Temp (24h trend)      41 (-2)      69 (+4)      41           71
RH % (24h trend)      74 (-22)     30 (-13)     81           35
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                W  8 G25                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  7 G23    W 11 G25     NW  6 G20    SW  8 G20
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.04
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 11 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7480                      7440
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 27                     SW 22
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  223000                    179460
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            20
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            4            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-210915-
Central Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield,
Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro,
and Topsfield
415 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            30
Temp (24h trend)      40 (-6)      72 (+4)      41           72
RH % (24h trend)      80 (-16)     27 (-15)     80           34
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                W  6 G21                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  6 G18    W 11 G24     NW  5        S  8 G19
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 12 PM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             8010                      7810
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 26                     SW 23
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  228250                    189410
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ015-210915-
Southern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, and Old Town
415 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      42 (-6)      73 (+3)      44           72
RH % (24h trend)      81 (-16)     27 (-18)     88           37
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                W  5 G20                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  6 G20    W 10 G21     Lgt/Var      S  7 G17
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 1 PM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             8150                      7790
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 24                     SW 21
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  209950                    172180
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ016-017-210915-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
415 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      41 (-6)      72 (+5)      43           70
RH % (24h trend)      83 (-14)     27 (-24)     82           36
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                W  5 G20                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  5 G18    W 11 G23     NW  5        S  8 G19
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             8090                      7370
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 26                     SW 21
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  231370                    161600
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-210915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
415 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MClear       Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           None         None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      44 (-4)      71 (+8)      45           66
RH % (24h trend)      87 (-10)     29 (-34)     85           43
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                W  5 G18                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  7 G18    W  9 G23     W  6 G20     S  7 G19
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             8210                      6750
Transport wnd (kts)                W 25                      SW 21
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  221380                    152580
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   0            0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...None.

$$

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

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

$$


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