759  
FNUS51 KCAR 021001  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
500 AM EST THU FEB 2 2023  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
***THIS PRODUCT IS CURRENTLY AUTOMATED AND WILL NOT BE UPDATED  
WITH ALL FORECAST UPDATES. IT SHOULD BE USED FOR PLANNING  
PURPOSES ONLY. IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER INFORMATION,  
PLEASE CONTACT THE NWS OFFICE IN CARIBOU, MAINE***.  
 
MEZ003-022100-  
NORTHERN SOMERSET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BAKER LAKE AND BILLY-JACK DEPOT  
500 AM EST THU FEB 2 2023  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 70 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 23 (+4) -19 (-18) -10  
RH % (24H TREND) 69 (+30) 89 (-10) 47  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 7 G21 W 17 G32  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 10 G22 SW 13 G27 W 19 G35  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.07 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 6 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 8 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3900 460  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 21 W 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 89610 10730  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD POOR  
CWR 20 20  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3.0 3.0 4.0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ001-004-022100-  
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  
500 AM EST THU FEB 2 2023  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 70 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 24 (+6) -18 (-8) -6  
RH % (24H TREND) 68 (+22) 85 (-15) 44  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 5 G18 W 15 G32  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 9 G21 SW 11 G23 W 18 G34  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.06 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 9 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 9 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3850 710  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 19 W 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 92800 29020  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD MARGINAL  
CWR 20 20  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3.0 3.0 4.0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ002-005-006-022100-  
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PRESQUE ISLE, CARIBOU, VAN BUREN,  
MARS HILL, ASHLAND, MILLINOCKET, EAST MILLINOCKET, PATTEN,  
MEDWAY, HOULTON, HODGDON, SHERMAN, AND SMYRNA MILLS  
500 AM EST THU FEB 2 2023  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 40 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 24 (+6) -13 (-6) 2  
RH % (24H TREND) 62 (+14) 82 (-17) 40  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NW 15 G29  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 9 G21 S 11 G23 W 16 G32  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.02 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 3 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 9 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4060 2000  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 19 W 19  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 92970 70500  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD GOOD  
CWR 10  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3.0 3.0 3.0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-022100-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, AND BLANCHARD  
500 AM EST THU FEB 2 2023  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 30 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 24 (+6) -16 (-15) -2  
RH % (24H TREND) 63 (+24) 84 (-15) 42  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 5 G17 NW 19 G35  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 9 G21 SW 10 G22 NW 19 G36  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.02 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 7 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4090 1230  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 16 NW 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 79400 34710  
DISPERSION GOOD MARGINAL  
CWR 10  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3.0 3.0 4.0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ011-031-032-022100-  
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLN, HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD,  
DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, GUILFORD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO,  
AND TOPSFIELD  
500 AM EST THU FEB 2 2023  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOW SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 10 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 28 (+9) -8 (-4) 8  
RH % (24H TREND) 54 (+12) 82 (-17) 38  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NW 15 G30  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 9 G18 SW 11 G23 W 17 G31  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM  
PRECIP END 12 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4670 3110  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 19 NW 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 101440 114090  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3.0 3.0 3.0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ015-022100-  
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BANGOR, BREWER, ORONO, AND OLD TOWN  
500 AM EST THU FEB 2 2023  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30 (+10) -5 (-1) 9  
RH % (24H TREND) 53 (+10) 78 (-22) 36  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NW 15 G30  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 9 G19 SW 11 G22 NW 17 G31  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5110 3130  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 18 NW 26  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 98020 107880  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3.0 3.0 3.0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ016-017-022100-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AMHERST, AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK,  
GREAT POND, CALAIS, GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, AND PRINCETON  
500 AM EST THU FEB 2 2023  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 32 (+13) -2 (+1) 14  
RH % (24H TREND) 47 (+7) 77 (-23) 38  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NW 16 G31  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 8 G18 SW 10 G23 NW 17 G32  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5580 4180  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 18 W 31  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 120080 165730  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3.0 3.0 3.0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-022100-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT, ORLAND,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, PERRY, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
500 AM EST THU FEB 2 2023  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 35 (+15) 0 (-5) 17  
RH % (24H TREND) 47 (+5) 79 (-17) 42  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 5 G19 NW 18 G35  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 11 G31 SW 15 G36 NW 18 G38  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5960 4990  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 21 W 32  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 154880 197270  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3.0 3.0 3.0  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.  
LOWS AROUND 23 BELOW. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY, SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. HIGHS AROUND  
3 BELOW. WEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13 BELOW. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. NOT AS COLD.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. LOWS AROUND 15. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 2. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.  
NOT AS COLD. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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