469  
FNUS51 KCAR 231310  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
910 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SUBTROPICAL HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL BRING WARM AND  
HUMID CONDITIONS TO THE AREA THIS WEEK. SHOWERS...AND A FEW  
THUNDERSTORMS TOWARDS AROOSTOOK COUNTY...WILL OCCUR TODAY. FOG AND  
DRIZZLE RETURNS TONIGHT. DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY AND  
WEDNESDAY. A WETTING RAIN IS POSSIBLE FOR THURSDAY WITH A FEW  
THUNDERSTORMS. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS FRIDAY WITH MORE  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
MEZ003-232115-  
NORTHERN SOMERSET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BAKER LAKE AND BILLY-JACK DEPOT  
910 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 30 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 78 (-1) 65 (+6) 84  
RH % (24H TREND) 75 (+32) 99 (0) 55  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 6  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 6 S 5 S 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.10 0.04 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 5 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5720 6860  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 16 SW 15  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 99150 112940  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 20 10 0  
LAL 3 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
MEZ001-004-232115-  
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  
910 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 30 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 78 (-5) 65 (+4) 84  
RH % (24H TREND) 77 (+41) 98 (-1) 55  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 6  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 6 S 5 SW 8 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.16 0.04 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 5 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5710 6950  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 16 SW 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 103710 138770  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
CWR 40 0 0  
LAL 3 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI 201-300 201-300 201-300  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
MEZ002-005-006-232115-  
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  
910 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 20 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 78 (-5) 68 (+5) 84  
RH % (24H TREND) 80 (+36) 98 (-1) 60  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 5 S 7 G17  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 6 S 5 S 9 G20  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.14 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5600 6740  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 18 SW 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 116900 144090  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
CWR 30 0 0  
LAL 3 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4  
KBDI 201-300 201-300 201-300  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-232115-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, AND BLANCHARD  
910 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 30 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 76 (+1) 65 (+3) 81  
RH % (24H TREND) 86 (+37) 100 (+2) 65  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 5 S 6 G17  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 6 S 5 S 9 G20  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.14 0.04 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5240 6260  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 18 SW 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 105920 133400  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
CWR 20 10 0  
LAL 1 1 2  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
MEZ011-031-032-232115-  
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLN, HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD,  
DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, GUILFORD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO,  
AND TOPSFIELD  
910 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 20 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 78 (-1) 67 (+4) 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 82 (+26) 98 (+1) 65  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 5 S 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 6 LGT/VAR S 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.15 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5650 6290  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 19 SW 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 116990 132540  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
CWR 30 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ015-232115-  
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BANGOR, BREWER, ORONO, AND OLD TOWN  
910 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 20 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 79 (+2) 67 (+4) 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 84 (+14) 99 (0) 66  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 5 S 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 6 S 5 S 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.14 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5660 6280  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 19 SW 19  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 111900 121640  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 30 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI 201-300 201-300 201-300  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ016-017-232115-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AMHERST, AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK,  
GREAT POND, ORLAND, CALAIS, GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, PERRY,  
AND PRINCETON  
910 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 20 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 77 (-1) 64 (+2) 79  
RH % (24H TREND) 81 (+11) 100 (+1) 71  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 6 S 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 6 LGT/VAR S 7 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 3 0 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM 9 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 6 PM CONTINUING 11 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5600 5800  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 19 SW 19  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 108140 117430  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 20 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 5  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-232115-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
910 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS DRIZZLE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 20 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 74 (+2) 62 (+2) 76  
RH % (24H TREND) 84 (+4) 100 (+1) 76  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 7 S 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 7 S 5 S 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM 7 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 2 PM CONTINUING 10 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5160 5320  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 19 SW 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 107060 113700  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.  
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT  
WINDS.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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