334  
FNUS51 KCAR 200658  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
258 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A STRONG STORM TRACKING TO OUR NORTH FRIDAY WILL BRING STRONG  
SOUTH WINDS FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP  
ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT. SHOWERS WILL BE LIGHT WITH THE  
STORM ON FRIDAY, THEN A BRIEFLY HEAVY BAND OF RAIN MAY COME  
THROUGH WITH THE COLD FRONT FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WEEKEND WILL BE COOL  
AND DRY.  
 
MEZ003-202115-  
NORTHERN SOMERSET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BAKER LAKE AND BILLY-JACK DEPOT  
258 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 59 (+3) 41 (-4) 63  
RH % (24H TREND) 60 (-15) 100 (+2) 79  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 9 G29  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 14 G34  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.19  
PRECIP DURATION 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3460 3430  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 5 S 29  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 19340 111380  
DISPERSION POOR VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 10 60  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
KBDI 201-300 201-300 201-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ001-004-202115-  
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  
258 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (+8) 37 (-8) 63  
RH % (24H TREND) 58 (-23) 100 (+2) 74  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7 G26  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 14 G34  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.11  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3950 3540  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 5 S 31  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 25510 121980  
DISPERSION MARGINAL VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 40  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 2  
KBDI 201-300 201-300 201-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ002-005-006-202115-  
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  
258 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 61 (+5) 39 (-6) 62  
RH % (24H TREND) 57 (-19) 100 (+4) 66  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 G20  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 13 G32  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4260 3870  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 4 S 31  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 25510 126670  
DISPERSION MARGINAL EXCELLENT  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-202115-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, AND BLANCHARD  
258 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (+3) 45 (-2) 63  
RH % (24H TREND) 61 (-19) 100 (+2) 73  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7 G25  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 13 G34  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.07  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3950 3870  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 3 S 27  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 19050 114360  
DISPERSION POOR VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 10  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
KBDI 201-300 201-300 201-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ011-031-032-202115-  
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLN, HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD,  
DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, GUILFORD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO,  
AND TOPSFIELD  
258 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 63 (+3) 42 (-6) 65  
RH % (24H TREND) 55 (-21) 100 (+6) 70  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 12 G28  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4470 4240  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) N 3 S 26  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 22340 123390  
DISPERSION MARGINAL EXCELLENT  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ015-202115-  
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BANGOR, BREWER, ORONO, AND OLD TOWN  
258 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 64 (+4) 44 (-5) 66  
RH % (24H TREND) 54 (-22) 100 (+4) 69  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 11 G27  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4640 4540  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) N 2 S 26  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 17690 123690  
DISPERSION POOR EXCELLENT  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
KBDI 401-500 401-500 401-500  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ016-017-202115-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AMHERST, AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK,  
GREAT POND, ORLAND, CALAIS, GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, PERRY,  
AND PRINCETON  
258 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 63 (+3) 46 (-3) 64  
RH % (24H TREND) 56 (-22) 100 (+7) 70  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 11 G28  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4600 4300  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) N 5 S 26  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 33250 118770  
DISPERSION MARGINAL VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-202115-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
258 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 63 (+2) 45 (-6) 63  
RH % (24H TREND) 60 (-18) 100 (+4) 72  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) NE 5 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 12 G32  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4740 4140  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NE 5 SW 26  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 38000 113980  
DISPERSION FAIR VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS  
AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS  
COOL. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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