457  
FNUS51 KCAR 220719  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
319 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS  
EVENING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. THE FRONT WILL  
CLEAR THE STATE TONIGHT BRINGING COOLER TEMPERATURES AND LOWER  
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  
 
MEZ003-222130-  
NORTHERN SOMERSET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BAKER LAKE AND BILLY-JACK DEPOT  
319 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 75 (-1) 50 (-7) 67  
RH % (24H TREND) 57 (0) 92 (-6) 48  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 6 W 7  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 9 W 6 W 10 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM 3 PM  
PRECIP END 4 PM CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4850 5200  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 19 W 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 104810 117700  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 2 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 2 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ001-004-222130-  
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  
319 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 10 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 77 (0) 50 (-6) 68  
RH % (24H TREND) 53 (-3) 89 (-9) 44  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 6 W 6  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 8 G17 W 6 W 9 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 0 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING 1 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 7 PM CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5380 5600  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 19 W 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 143380 121380  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 3 2 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ002-005-006-222130-  
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  
319 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 40 10  
TEMP (24H TREND) 79 (0) 53 (-6) 71  
RH % (24H TREND) 56 (+2) 88 (-9) 42  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 7 W 5 W 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.11 0.05 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 1 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING 3 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 9 PM CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5650 5990  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 16 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 108040 111230  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 30 0 0  
LAL 3 3 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
KBDI 201-300 201-300 201-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-222130-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, AND BLANCHARD  
319 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 20 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 80 (+6) 53 (-6) 71  
RH % (24H TREND) 54 (-16) 88 (-11) 43  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 6  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 6 W 6 W 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.02 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 8 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5570 5660  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 15 NW 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 103410 107790  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 30 0 0  
LAL 3 3 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ011-031-032-222130-  
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLN, HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD,  
DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, GUILFORD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO,  
AND TOPSFIELD  
319 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 50 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 82 (+4) 57 (-4) 73  
RH % (24H TREND) 57 (-7) 88 (-11) 42  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 LGT/VAR W 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.10 0.05 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6170 6220  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 17 NW 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 109270 105850  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 40 0 0  
LAL 3 3 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ015-222130-  
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BANGOR, BREWER, ORONO, AND OLD TOWN  
319 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 60 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 84 (+5) 58 (-4) 74  
RH % (24H TREND) 60 (-8) 86 (-12) 43  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 LGT/VAR W 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.09 0.05 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 10 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6390 6400  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 15 NW 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 106450 105110  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 40 0 0  
LAL 3 3 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ016-017-222130-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AMHERST, AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK,  
GREAT POND, ORLAND, CALAIS, GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, PERRY,  
AND PRINCETON  
319 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 30 10  
TEMP (24H TREND) 83 (+3) 59 (-2) 75  
RH % (24H TREND) 63 (+1) 93 (-6) 43  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 LGT/VAR W 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 7 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6260 6350  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 13 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 95300 111120  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 10 0 0  
LAL 3 3 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-222130-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
319 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 20 10  
TEMP (24H TREND) 83 (+9) 58 (-1) 74  
RH % (24H TREND) 64 (-10) 95 (-3) 47  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 SW 6 W 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 8 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6360 6530  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SW 13 W 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 95940 121130  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 3 3 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4  
KBDI 201-300 201-300 201-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

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

 
 
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