492  
FNUS51 KCAR 171906  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
306 PM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
OUTSIDE OF SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT ACROSS THE  
NORTHWEST AND FAR NORTHEAST, DRY CONDITIONS WITH LOW AFTERNOON  
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE ACROSS ALL OF THE REGION THROUGH  
THE WEEKEND.  
 
MEZ001>004-180915-  
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-  
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALLAGASH, CLAYTON LAKE, MADAWASKA,  
FORT KENT, FRENCHVILLE, PRESQUE ISLE, CARIBOU, VAN BUREN,  
MARS HILL, BAKER LAKE, BILLY-JACK DEPOT, BAXTER ST PARK,  
CHAMBERLAIN LAKE, CHURCHILL DAM, AND MOUNT KATAHDIN  
306 PM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHC (%) 40 0 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 33 58 38 67  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 42 93 41  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) W 6 G19 SW 7  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) SW 7 W 9 G19 LGT/VAR SW 10 G21  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 5 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4490 5700  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 19 SW 28  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 83790 157630  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
CWR 10 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 5 3 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-015-031-180915-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, BLANCHARD, BANGOR,  
BREWER, ORONO, OLD TOWN, DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, AND GUILFORD  
306 PM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 36 65 42 69  
MAX/MIN RH % 93 39 99 42  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) W 6 G19 SW 5  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) SW 6 W 8 G19 LGT/VAR S 9 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5520 5950  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 20 SW 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 110730 142100  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 5 4 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-180915-  
NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MILLINOCKET, EAST MILLINOCKET, PATTEN,  
MEDWAY, HOULTON, HODGDON, SHERMAN, SMYRNA MILLS, LINCOLN,  
HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD, AMHERST, AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK,  
GREAT POND, ORLAND, CALAIS, GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, PERRY,  
PRINCETON, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO, AND TOPSFIELD  
306 PM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 36 64 39 68  
MAX/MIN RH % 93 39 96 44  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) W 6 G18 S 6 G17  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) SW 6 W 8 G18 LGT/VAR S 11 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5400 5800  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 19 SW 26  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 103460 152750  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 5 5 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-180915-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
306 PM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 39 64 45 65  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 44 95 58  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) W 9 G20 SW 9 G21  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) SW 8 G19 W 7 G17 LGT/VAR SW 13 G23  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5570 5250  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 22 SW 29  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 120400 153080  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 5 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. LIGHT  
WINDS.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
VJN  
 
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