807  
FNUS51 KCAR 231851  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
251 PM EDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A WARM FRONT WILL BRING THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN AND  
THUNDERSTORMS INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS TONIGHT...MOSTLY NORTH OF  
A LINE FROM DOVER- FOXCROFT TOWARDS HOULTON. A COLD FRONT WILL  
CROSS THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. EXPECT LOWER  
HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WEST WINDS SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY. A  
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MAY PRODUCE A FEW WEAK THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY  
AFTERNOON.  
 
MEZ001-002-240915-  
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALLAGASH, CLAYTON LAKE, MADAWASKA,  
FORT KENT, FRENCHVILLE, PRESQUE ISLE, CARIBOU, VAN BUREN,  
AND MARS HILL  
251 PM EDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS TSTMS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 80 50 30 30  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 77 52 74  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 50 97 48  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 7 W 8 G17 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.52 0.13 0.01 0.03  
PRECIP DURATION 10 2 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5370 5570  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 20 W 11  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 107280 63410  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 80 10 0 10  
LAL 2 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 3 5  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ003>005-240915-  
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  
251 PM EDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS TSTMS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 80 50 30 40  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 79 53 75  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 49 98 48  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 6 W 9 G19 W 5 W 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.46 0.13 0.02 0.07  
PRECIP DURATION 10 2 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5430 5390  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 22 W 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 121150 52060  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 80 10 10 20  
LAL 2 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 3 5  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ006-011-032-240915-  
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HOULTON, HODGDON, SHERMAN, SMYRNA MILLS,  
LINCOLN, HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO, AND TOPSFIELD  
251 PM EDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS TSTMS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 60 60 10 40  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 81 56 79  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 50 97 45  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 7 W 7 LGT/VAR W 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.18 0.20 0.00 0.03  
PRECIP DURATION 6 2 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING 10 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 4 AM CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6080 6010  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 20 SW 11  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 123030 66340  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 50 60 0 10  
LAL 2 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ016-017-240915-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AMHERST, AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK,  
GREAT POND, ORLAND, CALAIS, GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, PERRY,  
AND PRINCETON  
251 PM EDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE SHOWERS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 30 60 0 20  
MIN/MAX TEMP 59 79 56 79  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 56 100 46  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SW 6 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 7 W 6 LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.17 0.00 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 5 3 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING 2 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 PM CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6030 6210  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 18 SW 12  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 109780 75660  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 20 60 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 5 4  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-015-031-240915-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, BLANCHARD, BANGOR,  
BREWER, ORONO, OLD TOWN, DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, AND GUILFORD  
251 PM EDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS TSTMS  
PRECIP CHC (%) 60 50 20 40  
MIN/MAX TEMP 63 82 55 79  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 50 97 47  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 6 W 8 G18 LGT/VAR W 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.22 0.14 0.01 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 6 1 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5880 5820  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 19 SW 11  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 113410 62720  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 50 30 0 20  
LAL 2 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-240915-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
251 PM EDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHC (%) 30 50 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 57 77 56 76  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 64 100 52  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SW 9 W 5  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 9 SW 8 G17 W 5 SW 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.08 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 3 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 5 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5040 6210  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 17 SW 14  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 85000 86960  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 10 30 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. LIGHT WINDS.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. LIGHT  
WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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