189  
FNUS51 KCAR 221944  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
344 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INTO THE STATE  
TONIGHT. A WETTING RAIN WILL FALL THROUGH WED MORNING. DRIER AIR  
IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH GUSTY WEST WINDS WED AFTERNOON.  
 
MEZ001>004-230915-  
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  
344 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHC (%) 80 0 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 59 73 47 71  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 47 100 47  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SW 9 G19 W 7  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 9 G18 SW 10 G19 W 7 W 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.47 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 6  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 6 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5630 6090  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 22 W 12  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 124530 71310  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 90 0 0 0  
LAL 5 3 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-015-031-230915-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, BLANCHARD, BANGOR,  
BREWER, ORONO, OLD TOWN, DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, AND GUILFORD  
344 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHC (%) 80 40 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 79 51 76  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 45 99 43  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SW 7 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 8 G18 W 7 W 5 W 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.35 0.07 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 6 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 12 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6620 6980  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 18 W 11  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 119870 78050  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 80 0 0 0  
LAL 5 3 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
MEZ005-006-011-016-017-032-230915-  
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  
344 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHC (%) 80 50 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 64 78 50 76  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 45 100 42  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SW 7 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 9 G19 SW 7 LGT/VAR W 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.23 0.11 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 2 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6800 7280  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 19 W 11  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 131540 78310  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 80 20 0 0  
LAL 5 4 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-230915-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
344 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHC (%) 50 50 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 63 75 53 77  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 65 99 44  
20FTWND/AM(MPH) SW 11 G23 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND/PM(MPH) S 11 G23 SW 9 G22 SW 5 SW 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.08 0.10 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 2 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5880 7250  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 24 W 11  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 138970 76290  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 50 30 0 0  
LAL 4 4 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...MODERATE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT  
WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT  
WINDS.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. LIGHT WINDS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. LIGHT WINDS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.   
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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