765  
FNUS51 KCAR 241935  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
335 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
THURSDAY WILL BE CLOUDY TO PARTLY SUNNY AND SEASONABLE. LOW  
PRESSURE APPROACHING THURSDAY NIGHT WILL SPREAD RAIN ACROSS THE  
AREA FROM SOUTH TO NORTH THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. RAIN  
AND A NORTHEAST WIND WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON. THE WEEKEND SHOULD THEN BE PARTLY SUNNY, SEASONABLE AND  
DRY.  
 
MEZ001-002-250915-  
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALLAGASH, CLAYTON LAKE, MADAWASKA,  
FORT KENT, FRENCHVILLE, PRESQUE ISLE, CARIBOU, VAN BUREN,  
AND MARS HILL  
335 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 30 70  
MIN/MAX TEMP 45 67 47 55  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 55 81 62  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) E 5 E 8  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 7 E 6 NE 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.15  
PRECIP DURATION 1 8  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6200 2950  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 12 NE 19  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 76170 54750  
DISPERSION GOOD GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0 70  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 2 3  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ003>005-250915-  
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  
335 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 50 80  
MIN/MAX TEMP 46 69 45 55  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 55 89 74  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 9 G18  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 7 SE 6 NE 9 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.37  
PRECIP DURATION 2 10  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6320 2610  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 15 NE 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 92550 52650  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 0 0 20 80  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
MEZ006-011-032-250915-  
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HOULTON, HODGDON, SHERMAN, SMYRNA MILLS,  
LINCOLN, HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO, AND TOPSFIELD  
335 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 60 100  
MIN/MAX TEMP 46 70 47 56  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 55 88 75  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 10 G18  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR E 6 E 6 NE 10 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.05 0.73  
PRECIP DURATION 2 11  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6470 2660  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 14 NE 27  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 90350 71540  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 0 0 40 100  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 2  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
MEZ016-017-250915-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AMHERST, AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK,  
GREAT POND, ORLAND, CALAIS, GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, PERRY,  
AND PRINCETON  
335 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 90 100  
MIN/MAX TEMP 46 67 47 56  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 57 95 79  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 11 G22  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR E 8 E 8 NE 11 G20  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.15 0.86  
PRECIP DURATION 4 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5990 2880  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 16 NE 27  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 98540 78010  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 0 0 90 100  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 2  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-015-031-250915-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, BLANCHARD, BANGOR,  
BREWER, ORONO, OLD TOWN, DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, AND GUILFORD  
335 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS RAIN  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 80 100  
MIN/MAX TEMP 48 68 47 57  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 58 92 78  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 9 G19  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 8 E 6 NE 10 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.12 0.79  
PRECIP DURATION 5 11  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6220 2750  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 17 NE 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 106580 66730  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 0 0 80 100  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 2 2  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-250915-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
335 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS RAIN  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 90 100  
MIN/MAX TEMP 46 63 48 57  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 65 95 80  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 14 G26  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR E 9 E 11 G23 NE 13 G24  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.29 0.86  
PRECIP DURATION 6 10  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4990 2980  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 19 NE 28  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 93070 82000  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 90 100  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 2  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. LIGHT  
WINDS.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
AROUND 50. LIGHT WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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