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
300 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Low pressure is expected to bring a soaking rain to the area.
Amounts will range from an inch north to two inches Downeast. Rain
will taper off from south to north Later Today. Some breaks of
sunshine are possible Downeast Tonight. Friday will be cloudy to
partly sunny. Another low will quickly approach with some rain
Friday night.

MEZ003-262115-
Northern Somerset-
Including the cities of Baker Lake and Billy-Jack Depot
300 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         Rain         Showers
Chance precip (%)     80           60           40
Temp (24h trend)      51 (-6)      37 (-6)      58
RH % (24h trend)      82 (+40)     100 (+7)     48
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.76         0.14         0.02
Precip duration       10           2            1
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   3 PM
Precip end            Continuing   1 AM         Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3330                      4980
Transport wnd (kts)   SW 12                     S 11
Vent rate (kt-ft)     42400                     61770
Dispersion            Fair                      Good
CWR                   80           20           10
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

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
300 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         Rain         Showers
Chance precip (%)     90           70           30
Temp (24h trend)      52 (-7)      37 (-3)      61
RH % (24h trend)      81 (+38)     100 (+3)     46
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   SE  5                     Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      W  7         Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.60         0.25         0.01
Precip duration       12           4            0
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   3 PM
Precip end            Continuing   1 AM         Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3560                      5290
Transport wnd (kts)   SW 11                     SW 11
Vent rate (kt-ft)     52010                     70590
Dispersion            Good                      Good
CWR                   90           70           0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

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
300 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         Rain         None
Chance precip (%)     90           40           0
Temp (24h trend)      54 (-7)      41 (-3)      63
RH % (24h trend)      80 (+30)     100 (+5)     48
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   SE  6 G19                 Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  6        Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.47         0.12         0.00
Precip duration       11           3
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   1 AM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4190                      5690
Transport wnd (kts)   SW 17                     SW 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     90760                     77530
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   80           10           0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ010-262115-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard
300 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     90           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      54 (-3)      38 (-5)      60
RH % (24h trend)      76 (+20)     100 (+5)     50
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      NW  5 G18    S  5
Precip amount         0.63         0.00         0.01
Precip duration       10                        0
Precip begin          6 AM                      3 PM
Precip end            6 PM                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3880                      5320
Transport wnd (kts)   W 14                      S 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     75270                     69500
Dispersion            Good                      Good
CWR                   90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

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
300 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         None         None
Chance precip (%)     90           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      56 (-5)      42 (-4)      65
RH % (24h trend)      74 (+17)     100 (+6)     46
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      W  5         S  5
Precip amount         0.56         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       8
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            6 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4470                      6070
Transport wnd (kts)   W 18                      SW 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     95070                     78650
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MEZ015-262115-
Southern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, and Old Town
300 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         None         Showers
Chance precip (%)     90           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      58 (-3)      42 (-6)      65
RH % (24h trend)      72 (+15)     100 (+7)     48
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S  5         SW  5        S  5
Precip amount         0.53         0.00         0.01
Precip duration       6                         0
Precip begin          6 AM                      4 PM
Precip end            6 PM                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4740                      6080
Transport wnd (kts)   W 17                      S 11
Vent rate (kt-ft)     87240                     76080
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   90           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

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
300 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           Cloudy       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         None         None
Chance precip (%)     90           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      55 (-5)      42 (-4)      63
RH % (24h trend)      80 (+20)     100 (+6)     51
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   SE  5 G20                 Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S  6         SW  6        S  6
Precip amount         0.48         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       6
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            6 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4230                      5810
Transport wnd (kts)   SW 20                     SW 12
Vent rate (kt-ft)     91400                     75060
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   80           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

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

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           Rain         None         None
Chance precip (%)     90           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      53 (-2)      42 (-3)      59
RH % (24h trend)      82 (+12)     100 (+5)     59
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   SE  8 G26                 SW  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S  7 G19     SW  7 G21    S  6
Precip amount         0.47         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       5
Precip begin          6 AM
Precip end            6 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3660                      4970
Transport wnd (kts)   SW 21                     SW 13
Vent rate (kt-ft)     81230                     68280
Dispersion            Very Good                 Good
CWR                   80           0            0
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Highs around 60.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
Lows in the lower 40s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 50s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Light
winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

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

$$


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