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
341 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A few showers are expected tonight across the entire area.
Rainfall amounts tonight will generally be less than an inch.
More showers are expected on Wednesday and there will also be the
chance for an afternoon thunderstorm across central and downeast
areas. High pressure and dry air will build in for Wednesday night
and Thursday.


MEZ003-230930-
Northern Somerset-
Including the cities of Baker Lake and Billy-Jack Depot
341 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     30           60           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      45 (+8)      55 (-18)     30           60
RH % (24h trend)      99 (+22)     59 (+33)     100          28
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                NW  5                     Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      N  7         Lgt/Var      W  6
Precip amount         0.05         0.09         0.00         0.01
Precip duration       2            4                         0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing                3 PM
Precip end            Continuing   3 PM                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             4550                      6960
Transport wnd (kts)                N 14                      NW 17
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  86710                     119810
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   10           60           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            6
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ001-004-230930-
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
341 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     40           70           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      43 (+11)     55 (-17)     27           62
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+11)    55 (+27)     100          28
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                NW  5                     Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   SW  5        N  7         Lgt/Var      W  6
Precip amount         0.04         0.12         0.00         0.01
Precip duration       2            5                         0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing                2 PM
Precip end            Continuing   5 PM                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             4820                      7380
Transport wnd (kts)                N 15                      NW 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  115710                    124140
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Excellent
CWR                   10           70           0            10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-230930-
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
341 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           70           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      47 (+13)     59 (-13)     30           64
RH % (24h trend)      99 (+13)     50 (+22)     98           29
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   SW  5        N  7         Lgt/Var      W  5
Precip amount         0.04         0.15         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       3            5
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   6 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5820                      7730
Transport wnd (kts)                N 15                      W 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  126070                    121500
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   10           70           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            5            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-230930-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard
341 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     40           60           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      47 (+6)      61 (-9)      34           63
RH % (24h trend)      95 (+12)     50 (+17)     94           30
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      N  8 G18     N  5         W  6
Precip amount         0.14         0.10         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       5            4
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   5 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6280                      7430
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 19                     NW 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  147980                    123870
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Excellent
CWR                   40           50           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            6
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-230930-
Central Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield,
Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro,
and Topsfield
341 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     50           60           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      48 (+8)      64 (-7)      36           66
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+14)    47 (+14)     100          30
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      N  7         N  5         Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.09         0.12         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       4            5
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   6 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6810                      7960
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 19                     W 14
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  149840                    116480
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   30           40           0            0
LAL                   1            3            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ015-230930-
Southern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, and Old Town
341 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     50           60           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      49 (+4)      66 (-6)      38           66
RH % (24h trend)      99 (+16)     47 (+16)     100          33
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      N  7         N  5         Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.06         0.11         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       5            5
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   6 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7240                      8140
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 19                     W 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  146160                    113530
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   20           50           0            0
LAL                   1            3            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ016-017-230930-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
341 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     60           60           30           0
Temp (24h trend)      47 (+6)      67 (-2)      37           64
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+17)    48 (+16)     100          33
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      NW  6 G18    N  6         Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.04         0.18         0.07         0.00
Precip duration       4            4            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   8 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7080                      7990
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 17                     W 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  143260                    110760
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   20           60           0            0
LAL                   1            3            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ029-030-230930-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
341 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     50           60           40           0
Temp (24h trend)      46 (+1)      63 (-2)      39           60
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+16)    58 (+16)     100          41
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      N  7 G17     SW  5
Precip amount         0.04         0.13         0.05         0.00
Precip duration       4            3            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   8 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6320                      7480
Transport wnd (kts)                NW 14                     W 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  119610                    91170
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   20           60           0            0
LAL                   1            3            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid
60s. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds
around 5 mph.

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

$$


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