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
539 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.DISCUSSION...
High relative humidity values are expected with a humid airmass
remaining over the state through Monday. A cold front will bring
the risk of thunderstorms later Monday followed by somewhat drier
conditions for Tuesday. More humid conditions along with showers
and thunderstorms return Wednesday.

MEZ003-190915-
Northern Somerset-
Including the cities of Baker Lake and Billy-Jack Depot
539 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance precip (%)     20           70           50           0
Temp (24h trend)      61 (0)       77 (+5)      55           78
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+2)     70 (-3)      95           44
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   W  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  6        W  5         W  6
Precip amount         0.01         0.15         0.08         0.00
Precip duration       1            6            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   1 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5710                      6140
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 20                     W 10
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  127110                    77220
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Good
CWR                   0            60           20           0
LAL                   1            3            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ001-004-190915-
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
539 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance precip (%)     30           60           60           0
Temp (24h trend)      61 (0)       78 (+5)      54           81
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     67 (-4)      94           40
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   W  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  6         SW  6        W  7
Precip amount         0.03         0.12         0.10         0.00
Precip duration       1            3            2
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   2 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5990                      6800
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 17                     W 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  127650                    104490
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   0            60           30           0
LAL                   1            3            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-190915-
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
539 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance precip (%)     20           30           50           0
Temp (24h trend)      62 (0)       77 (+4)      58           81
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+3)     72 (-2)      94           41
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  6         SW  5        W  6
Precip amount         0.02         0.09         0.07         0.00
Precip duration       1            2            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   2 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5400                      6700
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 14                     W  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  96980                     83360
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   0            20           30           0
LAL                   1            3            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            5
KBDI                  201-300      201-300      201-300      201-300

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ010-190915-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard
539 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance precip (%)     40           50           50           0
Temp (24h trend)      62 (+1)      79 (+6)      59           81
RH % (24h trend)      100 (0)      70 (-4)      94           41
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  5         SW  5        W  6
Precip amount         0.09         0.17         0.05         0.00
Precip duration       4            2            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   1 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5970                      6920
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 13                     W  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  103650                    58790
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   20           40           10           0
LAL                   1            3            3            1
Haines Index          3            2            4            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-190915-
Central Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield,
Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro,
and Topsfield
539 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance precip (%)     30           50           40           0
Temp (24h trend)      63 (0)       80 (+6)      60           83
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     73 (0)       95           42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  5         Lgt/Var      W  5
Precip amount         0.03         0.13         0.05         0.00
Precip duration       2            3            1
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   2 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5700                      7080
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 13                     W  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  86610                     56420
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   10           40           20           0
LAL                   1            3            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ015-190915-
Southern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, and Old Town
539 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance precip (%)     50           50           40           0
Temp (24h trend)      63 (0)       80 (+4)      62           83
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     73 (+1)      94           42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  5         Lgt/Var      W  5
Precip amount         0.02         0.05         0.03         0.00
Precip duration       2            2            1
Precip begin          10 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   2 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5940                      7280
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 12                     W  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  88360                     66320
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   20           10           10           0
LAL                   2            3            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ016-017-190915-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
539 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance precip (%)     30           40           40           0
Temp (24h trend)      61 (-1)      77 (+5)      61           83
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+2)     73 (-5)      95           42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   NW  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  5         Lgt/Var      W  5
Precip amount         0.01         0.05         0.04         0.00
Precip duration       1            2            1
Precip begin          2 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   2 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5520                      7270
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 14                     NW  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  95170                     69840
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   0            20           20           0
LAL                   2            2            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            5
KBDI                  <200         201-300      201-300      201-300

REMARKS...Low.

$$

MEZ029-030-190915-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
539 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance precip (%)     40           40           40           0
Temp (24h trend)      59 (-1)      75 (+5)      59           85
RH % (24h trend)      100 (0)      72 (-8)      98           42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   NW  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  6         SW  6        W  5
Precip amount         0.01         0.05         0.03         0.00
Precip duration       1            2            1
Precip begin          11 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   2 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             5400                      7350
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 16                     NW  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  101660                    85760
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   10           20           10           0
LAL                   2            2            3            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            5
KBDI                  201-300      201-300      201-300      201-300

REMARKS...Low.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs around 70.
West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds around
5 mph.

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

$$


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