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
243 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Rain is expected to develop across much of the Downeast Region
this afternoon. Rain and snow will fall across much of the region
tonight, with scattered showers Friday. A prolonged stretch of dry
weather this weekend into early next week with moderating
temperatures. Highs may finally reach the 60s by next Tuesday away
from the immediate coast.


MEZ003-192130-
Northern Somerset-
Including the cities of Baker Lake and Billy-Jack Depot
243 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           Showers      Snow/rain    Snow
Chance precip (%)     30           60           60
Temp (24h trend)      41 (+3)      27 (-2)      39
RH % (24h trend)      63 (-13)     98 (+2)      57
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  8 G18
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      N  8 G17
Precip amount         0.02         0.07         0.05
Precip duration       2            3            3
Precip begin          12 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4160                      5270
Transport wnd (kts)   N  4                      N 18
Vent rate (kt-ft)     18180                     104650
Dispersion            Poor                      Very Good
CWR                   50           30           20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            4
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ001-004-192130-
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
243 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           Showers      Snow/rain    Snow
Chance precip (%)     30           60           60
Temp (24h trend)      43 (+3)      27 (-2)      40
RH % (24h trend)      60 (-12)     98 (+1)      58
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  8 G17
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      N  9
Precip amount         0.02         0.09         0.05
Precip duration       2            5            3
Precip begin          12 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4490                      5370
Transport wnd (kts)   N  4                      N 19
Vent rate (kt-ft)     23620                     118370
Dispersion            Marginal                  Very Good
CWR                   40           30           20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ002-005-006-192130-
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
243 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           Showers      Snow/rain    Snow
Chance precip (%)     30           60           60
Temp (24h trend)      46 (+4)      30 (-2)      43
RH % (24h trend)      58 (-10)     95 (+2)      56
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  8
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      N  9 G18
Precip amount         0.02         0.12         0.07
Precip duration       1            6            4
Precip begin          12 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4960                      5950
Transport wnd (kts)   NW  2                     N 20
Vent rate (kt-ft)     21620                     129770
Dispersion            Marginal                  Excellent
CWR                   40           40           30
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-192130-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard
243 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           Showers      Snow/rain    Snow
Chance precip (%)     30           50           60
Temp (24h trend)      43 (+4)      28 (-2)      43
RH % (24h trend)      59 (-13)     96 (+3)      55
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  8 G20
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      N  9 G19
Precip amount         0.03         0.08         0.05
Precip duration       1            3            2
Precip begin          12 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4530                      5790
Transport wnd (kts)   N  3                      N 21
Vent rate (kt-ft)     19540                     136800
Dispersion            Poor                      Excellent
CWR                   40           20           20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ011-031-032-192130-
Central Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield,
Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro,
and Topsfield
243 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           Showers      Snow/rain    Snow
Chance precip (%)     30           60           60
Temp (24h trend)      46 (+3)      32 (0)       46
RH % (24h trend)      56 (-7)      93 (+2)      51
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      N  8
Precip amount         0.04         0.12         0.06
Precip duration       2            7            4
Precip begin          12 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)5110                      6410
Transport wnd (kts)   S  2                      N 20
Vent rate (kt-ft)     24290                     145150
Dispersion            Marginal                  Excellent
CWR                   60           40           20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            3
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ015-192130-
Southern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, and Old Town
243 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           Showers      Snow/rain    Snow/rain
Chance precip (%)     50           50           50
Temp (24h trend)      47 (+2)      33 (+1)      46
RH % (24h trend)      56 (-3)      96 (+6)      51
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   NW  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW  8
Precip amount         0.06         0.10         0.05
Precip duration       2            3            2
Precip begin          11 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)5080                      6730
Transport wnd (kts)   E  2                      N 20
Vent rate (kt-ft)     20980                     144230
Dispersion            Marginal                  Excellent
CWR                   60           20           20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ016-017-192130-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Including the cities of Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
and Princeton
243 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           Showers      Snow/rain    Snow/rain
Chance precip (%)     60           70           60
Temp (24h trend)      46 (+1)      33 (+1)      45
RH % (24h trend)      57 (-3)      97 (+3)      55
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  8
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW  8
Precip amount         0.08         0.16         0.07
Precip duration       3            9            5
Precip begin          11 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)5090                      6490
Transport wnd (kts)   S  3                      N 19
Vent rate (kt-ft)     26720                     132740
Dispersion            Marginal                  Excellent
CWR                   70           50           30
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ029-030-192130-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Including the cities of Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport,
Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield
243 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Precip type           Showers      Snow/rain    Snow/rain
Chance precip (%)     70           60           60
Temp (24h trend)      46 (0)       34 (-1)      46
RH % (24h trend)      63 (+2)      98 (+7)      58
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   NW  9 G19
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   SE  5        Lgt/Var      NW  8 G17
Precip amount         0.11         0.15         0.06
Precip duration       4            9            5
Precip begin          10 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4880                      6610
Transport wnd (kts)   SE  4                     N 19
Vent rate (kt-ft)     23650                     134070
Dispersion            Marginal                  Excellent
CWR                   80           30           20
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3
RH recovery           Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds
around 5 mph.

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

$$


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