843  
FNUS51 KCAR 260719  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
319 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH WITH WIDESPREAD RAIN  
EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL WILL BE  
ACROSS CENTRAL AND DOWNEAST AREAS WHERE RAIN AMOUNTS OF ONE TO ONE  
AND A HALF INCHES IS EXPECTED. RAIN AMOUNTS ACROSS FAR NORTHERN  
AREAS WILL RANGE FROM ONE THIRD TO ONE HALF INCH. TONIGHT WILL BE  
CLOUDY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. THURSDAY WILL BE CONTINUED  
CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS POSSIBLE.  
 
MEZ001-002-262130-  
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALLAGASH, CLAYTON LAKE, MADAWASKA,  
FORT KENT, FRENCHVILLE, PRESQUE ISLE, CARIBOU, VAN BUREN,  
AND MARS HILL  
319 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 90 40 20  
MIN/MAX TEMP 52 45 61  
MAX/MIN RH % 76 100 74  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SE 7 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) SE 5 LGT/VAR SE 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.17 0.03 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 10 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2530 3830  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 14 SE 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 35120 48470  
DISPERSION FAIR FAIR  
CWR 50 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ003>005-262130-  
NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BAKER LAKE, BILLY-JACK DEPOT,  
BAXTER ST PARK, CHAMBERLAIN LAKE, CHURCHILL DAM, MOUNT KATAHDIN,  
MILLINOCKET, EAST MILLINOCKET, PATTEN, AND MEDWAY  
319 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 100 30 20  
MIN/MAX TEMP 53 45 62  
MAX/MIN RH % 80 100 71  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SE 5 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.22 0.02 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 10 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2660 3940  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 15 SE 12  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 39970 47970  
DISPERSION FAIR FAIR  
CWR 70 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ006-011-032-262130-  
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HOULTON, HODGDON, SHERMAN, SMYRNA MILLS,  
LINCOLN, HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO, AND TOPSFIELD  
319 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 100 60 20  
MIN/MAX TEMP 54 50 62  
MAX/MIN RH % 80 99 73  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SE 6 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) SE 5 SE 5 SE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.52 0.09 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 11 5 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2780 3960  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 18 SE 15  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 50640 59600  
DISPERSION GOOD GOOD  
CWR 100 10 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ016-017-262130-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AMHERST, AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK,  
GREAT POND, ORLAND, CALAIS, GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, PERRY,  
AND PRINCETON  
319 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 100 80 30  
MIN/MAX TEMP 54 49 61  
MAX/MIN RH % 83 100 73  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SE 7 G17 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) SE 7 G20 SE 5 SE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.78 0.18 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 12 8 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2880 3780  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 24 SE 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 70430 61970  
DISPERSION GOOD GOOD  
CWR 100 40 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-015-031-262130-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, BLANCHARD, BANGOR,  
BREWER, ORONO, OLD TOWN, DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, AND GUILFORD  
319 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 100 50 20  
MIN/MAX TEMP 54 47 63  
MAX/MIN RH % 83 100 73  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.48 0.06 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 11 4 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2710 3980  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 12 SE 11  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 33510 42970  
DISPERSION MARGINAL FAIR  
CWR 100 10 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-262130-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
319 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 100 80 30  
MIN/MAX TEMP 52 47 60  
MAX/MIN RH % 90 100 72  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SE 10 G22 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) SE 12 G25 S 8 G21 SE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.84 0.20 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 12 8 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2530 3220  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 36 SE 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 89600 51590  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 100 40 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND PATCHY  
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. LIGHT WINDS.    
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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