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
918 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will push off the Maine coast this afternoon.
Scattered showers are expected across the Downeast Region today
with drier weather to the north. Dry weather is expected tonight
through Monday morning, with an increasing chance of a wetting
rain Monday afternoon into Monday night as showers move across the
region.

MEZ003-262115-
Northern Somerset-
Including the cities of Baker Lake and Billy-Jack Depot
918 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      65 (-17)     34 (-22)     66
RH % (24h trend)      30 (-2)      98 (+6)      33
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   SE  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  7         E  5         SE  7
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            11 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)5200                      4940
Transport wnd (kts)   N 11                      S 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)     67830                     77010
Dispersion            Good                      Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ001-004-262115-
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
918 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear
Precip type           None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      66 (-14)     33 (-18)     69
RH % (24h trend)      30 (-8)      94 (-1)      28
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  5                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  8         NE  5        SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)5240                      5130
Transport wnd (kts)   N 14                      S 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     92750                     70000
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-262115-
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
918 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      68 (-11)     35 (-19)     68
RH % (24h trend)      30 (-14)     99 (+2)      27
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  5                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  7         Lgt/Var      SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            11 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)5620                      4880
Transport wnd (kts)   N 16                      S  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)     104880                    50880
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-262115-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard
918 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      69 (-13)     40 (-17)     65
RH % (24h trend)      36 (0)       84 (-7)      32
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6         NE  5        SE  6
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       2
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            2 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)5950                      4300
Transport wnd (kts)   N 12                      S 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     78120                     65240
Dispersion            Good                      Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-262115-
Central Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield,
Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro,
and Topsfield
918 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-15)     39 (-19)     67
RH % (24h trend)      35 (+1)      95 (+1)      30
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  5         Lgt/Var      SE  5
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            2 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)6340                      4630
Transport wnd (kts)   N 13                      S 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)     105680                    59010
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ015-262115-
Southern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, and Old Town
918 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     50           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      72 (-14)     42 (-18)     67
RH % (24h trend)      39 (+4)      91 (+3)      32
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   E  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      NE  5        SE  7
Precip amount         0.04         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       3
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            5 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)6510                      4550
Transport wnd (kts)   N 11                      S 11
Vent rate (kt-ft)     79420                     54600
Dispersion            Good                      Good
CWR                   10           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-262115-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
918 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-15)     40 (-17)     64
RH % (24h trend)      38 (+5)      96 (+4)      35
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  5         Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            3 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)6310                      4010
Transport wnd (kts)   N 13                      SE  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)     105640                    43400
Dispersion            Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-262115-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
918 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     50           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-11)     40 (-17)     61
RH % (24h trend)      44 (+3)      99 (+15)     42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   E  7 G20
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      NE  5        SE  7 G19
Precip amount         0.06         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       3
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            6 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)6260                      3300
Transport wnd (kts)   N 10                      SE 11
Vent rate (kt-ft)     81190                     50030
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   20           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the
upper 40s. South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. West winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid
70s. Light winds.

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

$$



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