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
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Low pressure lifting to our west tonight is expected to bring a
soaking rain to the area. Amounts will range from an inch north to
two inches Downeast. Rain will taper off from south to north on
Thursday. Some breaks of sunshine are possible Downeast Thursday
afternoon. Friday will be cloudy to partly sunny. Another low will
quickly approach with some rain Friday night.

MEZ003-260915-
Northern Somerset-
Including the cities of Baker Lake and Billy-Jack Depot
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Rain         Rain         Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     90           80           50           0
Temp (24h trend)      41 (+3)      52 (-4)      37           59
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+25)    73 (+31)     100          47
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                SE  8                     W  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   SE  9 G20    SW  7        W  9 G19     Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.40         0.44         0.12         0.00
Precip duration       11           11           2
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   2 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             2140                      3470
Transport wnd (kts)                S 10                      S  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  25930                     37670
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Fair
CWR                   90           90           20           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ001-004-260915-
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
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Rain         Rain         Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     80           80           50           0
Temp (24h trend)      41 (+6)      54 (-4)      37           61
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+10)    71 (+30)     100          46
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                SE  7                     W  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S  6         S  5         W  7         Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.49         0.46         0.15         0.00
Precip duration       12           11           2
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   2 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             2430                      3950
Transport wnd (kts)                S 11                      S  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  34220                     38840
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Fair
CWR                   80           90           30           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-260915-
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
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     90           90           40           0
Temp (24h trend)      45 (+6)      56 (-4)      41           64
RH % (24h trend)      98 (+14)     68 (+27)     100          46
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                S  9 G19                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S  7         S  6         SW  6        Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.66         0.55         0.11         0.00
Precip duration       11           10           1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   1 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             3070                      4270
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 16                     S 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  59090                     50260
Dispersion                         Good                      Good
CWR                   90           90           20           0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-260915-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Precip type           Rain         Showers      Showers      Showers
Chance precip (%)     90           80           40           20
Temp (24h trend)      42 (+4)      54 (-4)      38           61
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+11)    69 (+24)     100          48
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                SE  5                     Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   SE  8        Lgt/Var      W  7 G18     S  5
Precip amount         0.63         0.41         0.04         0.01
Precip duration       12           10           1            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   4 PM
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   1 AM         Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             2660                      3930
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 10                     S 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  33820                     45530
Dispersion                         Marginal                  Fair
CWR                   90           80           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-260915-
Central Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield,
Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro,
and Topsfield
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          90           30           0
Temp (24h trend)      47 (+7)      57 (-5)      42           65
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+15)    67 (+22)     100          45
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                SE  6 G17                 Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S  6         S  6         SW  6        S  5
Precip amount         0.95         0.59         0.03         0.00
Precip duration       12           8            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   11 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             3230                      4470
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 16                     S  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  60660                     47620
Dispersion                         Good                      Fair
CWR                   100          90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ015-260915-
Southern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, and Old Town
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          90           30           0
Temp (24h trend)      48 (+5)      58 (-5)      42           66
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+20)    68 (+21)     100          46
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                S  6                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S  7         S  5         SW  6        S  6
Precip amount         1.08         0.50         0.02         0.00
Precip duration       12           8            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   11 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             3350                      4640
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 16                     S 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  63200                     52810
Dispersion                         Good                      Good
CWR                   100          80           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3            4

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ016-017-260915-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     100          90           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      46 (+5)      56 (-4)      42           64
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+17)    75 (+22)     100          49
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                S  8 G21                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S  9 G18     S  7         SW  7        S  6
Precip amount         1.24         0.69         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       12           8            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   10 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             2990                      4570
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 17                     SW 11
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  56950                     58650
Dispersion                         Good                      Good
CWR                   100          90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            2            3            3

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-260915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     100          90           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      45 (+2)      54 (-1)      42           60
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+15)    78 (+15)     100          58
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                S 13 G27                  SW  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S 12 G24     SW  9 G19    SW  9 G21    S  7
Precip amount         1.30         0.59         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       12           7
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   6 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             2530                      4140
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 17                     SW 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  52100                     57240
Dispersion                         Good                      Good
CWR                   100          80           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3            3

REMARKS...Low.

$$

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

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

$$


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