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
305 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will push south across the area tonight. Some gusty
thunderstorms are possible over central areas this evening then
some light rain will push across the Downeast region late
tonight. Clearing will build down from the north on Saturday.
Sunday will be mostly sunny and dry across the north and partly
sunny Downeast.

MEZ003-260915-
Northern Somerset-
Including the cities of Baker Lake and Billy-Jack Depot
305 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        Clear        MClear
Precip type           Tstms        None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     70           0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      46 (-5)      65 (-9)      35           67
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+28)    30 (-5)      100          36
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                NE  5                     SE  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   W 10 G19     NE  6        E  6         SE  7
Precip amount         0.23         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       6
Precip begin          6 PM
Precip end            6 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5780                      4940
Transport wnd (kts)                N 11                      S 15
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  70330                     77010
Dispersion                         Good                      Good
CWR                   70           0            0            0
LAL                   3            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...High.

$$

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
305 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        MClear       Clear        MClear
Precip type           Tstms        None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     50           0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      43 (-3)      66 (-8)      32           69
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+11)    30 (-8)      100          33
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                N  6                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   W  5 G18     N  7         NE  5        SE  6
Precip amount         0.13         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       4
Precip begin          6 PM
Precip end            6 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5830                      5130
Transport wnd (kts)                N 14                      S 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  97210                     70000
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   50           0            0            0
LAL                   3            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            5            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...High.

$$

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
305 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        None         None         None
Chance precip (%)     60           0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      47 (0)       68 (-6)      35           66
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+6)     33 (-7)      98           40
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                N  7                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      N  8         Lgt/Var      SE  5
Precip amount         0.14         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       4
Precip begin          6 PM
Precip end            6 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6130                      4880
Transport wnd (kts)                N 17                      S  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  115760                    50880
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   60           0            0            0
LAL                   3            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            5            5            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ010-260915-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard
305 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           Tstms        Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     40           30           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      51 (+1)      69 (-8)      40           63
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+18)    39 (+5)      90           46
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   W  9 G17     N  6         NE  6 G17    SE  6
Precip amount         0.13         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       5            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6420                      4300
Transport wnd (kts)                N 12                      S 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  90730                     65240
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   40           0            0            0
LAL                   3            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

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
305 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           30           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      54 (+6)      71 (-10)     41           64
RH % (24h trend)      99 (+5)      39 (+5)      94           43
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                N  5                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   W  6         N  6         Lgt/Var      SE  5
Precip amount         0.10         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       5            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   12 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6810                      4630
Transport wnd (kts)                N 14                      S 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  121620                    59010
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   20           0            0            0
LAL                   3            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

MEZ015-260915-
Southern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, and Old Town
305 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     40           30           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      57 (+8)      71 (-12)     43           64
RH % (24h trend)      98 (+3)      44 (+10)     94           45
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   E  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   W  7         Lgt/Var      NE  5        SE  7
Precip amount         0.03         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       2            2
Precip begin          10 PM        Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   1 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6940                      4550
Transport wnd (kts)                N 12                      S 11
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  91410                     54600
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   10           0            0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            5            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

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
305 PM EDT Fri May 25 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           30           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      56 (+9)      71 (-9)      41           61
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+5)     43 (+7)      95           47
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                N  6                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   W  8         N  6         Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip amount         0.03         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       2            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   1 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6670                      4010
Transport wnd (kts)                N 14                      SE  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  119510                    43400
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   10           0            0            0
LAL                   2            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            5            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

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

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance precip (%)     30           30           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      54 (+7)      69 (-6)      43           57
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+6)     50 (+6)      95           57
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                NW  6                     E  7 G18
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   W 11 G21     Lgt/Var      NE  5        SE  7 G17
Precip amount         0.02         0.05         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       1            3
Precip begin          12 AM        Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   2 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6550                      3300
Transport wnd (kts)                N 12                      SE 11
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  95130                     50030
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   10           10           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Moderate.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower
60s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. 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 lower 70s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. 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
upper 70s. Light winds.

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

$$



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