600  
FNUS51 KCAR 150801  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
301 AM EST WED NOV 15 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN TRANQUIL AND DRY WEATHER  
INTO THIS EVENING. A FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE WEST  
WILL BRING SOME SNOW NORTH AND RAIN DOWNEAST THURSDAY MORNING.  
PRECIPITATION SHOULD CHANGE TO ALL RAIN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. LOW  
PRESSURE DEVELOPING TO THE EAST WILL BRING COOLER AIR BACK IN  
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY WHICH MAY CHANGE PRECIPITATION  
BACK OVER TO A PERIOD OF SNOW. STRONG GUSTY COLD NORTH WINDS WILL  
MOVE IN ON FRIDAY AS THE LOW MOVES AWAY TO THE EAST AND THE AIR  
DRIES.  
 
MEZ001>004-152115-  
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  
301 AM EST WED NOV 15 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOW SNOW/RAIN  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 40 70  
MIN/MAX TEMP 36 21 37  
MAX/MIN RH % 47 89 72  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.11  
PRECIP DURATION 1 8  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2400 2550  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 4 S 19  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 10480 47380  
DISPERSION POOR FAIR  
CWR 0 10 60  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-015-031-152115-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, BLANCHARD, BANGOR,  
BREWER, ORONO, OLD TOWN, DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, AND GUILFORD  
301 AM EST WED NOV 15 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOW SNOW/RAIN  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 30 80  
MIN/MAX TEMP 39 23 41  
MAX/MIN RH % 48 92 78  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.20  
PRECIP DURATION 1 8  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2780 3110  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) E 4 S 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 10470 52130  
DISPERSION POOR GOOD  
CWR 0 0 80  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-152115-  
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  
301 AM EST WED NOV 15 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOW SNOW/RAIN  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 20 80  
MIN/MAX TEMP 39 23 45  
MAX/MIN RH % 47 99 78  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.15  
PRECIP DURATION 0 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2840 3690  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) E 4 S 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 10100 67610  
DISPERSION POOR GOOD  
CWR 0 0 80  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-152115-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
301 AM EST WED NOV 15 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE RAIN RAIN  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 20 90  
MIN/MAX TEMP 40 29 49  
MAX/MIN RH % 52 96 74  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) N 6 S 5  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 7 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.24  
PRECIP DURATION 1 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3230 4820  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NE 5 S 19  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 14420 93280  
DISPERSION POOR VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 90  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 18. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SNOW LIKELY OR RAIN OR SLEET LIKELY. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL. PRECIPITATION BELOW NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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