527  
FNUS51 KCAR 051935  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
333 PM EDT WED AUG 5 2020  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND. MAINLY DRY AND WARM WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY  
NEXT WEEK.  
 
MEZ003-060915-  
NORTHERN SOMERSET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BAKER LAKE AND BILLY-JACK DEPOT  
333 PM EDT WED AUG 5 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 53 (-9) 74 (-4) 52 79  
RH % (24H TREND) 98 (-1) 47 (-4) 100 39  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 8 G17 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 6 W 8 G17 W 6 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 7 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 6350 6960  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 23 W 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 159640 51660  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ001-004-060915-  
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  
333 PM EDT WED AUG 5 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 53 (-10) 77 (-2) 52 81  
RH % (24H TREND) 97 (-1) 42 (-10) 99 36  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 9 G20 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 W 10 G21 W 6 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 7 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 6790 7450  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 24 W 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 179490 75320  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3 5  
KBDI 201-300 201-300 201-300 201-300  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ002-005-006-060915-  
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  
333 PM EDT WED AUG 5 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 55 (-9) 79 (-3) 54 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 97 (+1) 41 (-11) 94 37  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 8 G20 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 10 G21 W 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 8 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 7200 7770  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 23 W 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 181450 76950  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3 5  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-060915-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, AND BLANCHARD  
333 PM EDT WED AUG 5 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 54 (-10) 77 (-1) 54 80  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (-3) 40 (-15) 97 38  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 7 G17 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 5 W 9 G18 W 6 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 7 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 7150 7400  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 22 W 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 169330 43630  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT FAIR  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ011-031-032-060915-  
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLN, HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD,  
DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, GUILFORD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO,  
AND TOPSFIELD  
333 PM EDT WED AUG 5 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 56 (-9) 81 (-2) 55 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 98 (-1) 38 (-17) 94 37  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 6 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 7 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 7 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 7500 8010  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 21 W 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 162260 63540  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ015-060915-  
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BANGOR, BREWER, ORONO, AND OLD TOWN  
333 PM EDT WED AUG 5 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 57 (-9) 81 (-3) 56 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 97 (0) 37 (-20) 92 37  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 5 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 7 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 7 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 7680 8130  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 19 W 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 153150 54150  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400 401-500  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ016-017-060915-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AMHERST, AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK,  
GREAT POND, CALAIS, GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, AND PRINCETON  
333 PM EDT WED AUG 5 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (-5) 82 (-1) 59 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (0) 37 (-24) 86 37  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 5 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 5 W 7 W 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 7870 8130  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 20 W 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 173030 67710  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
KBDI 401-500 401-500 401-500 401-500  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-060915-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT, ORLAND,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, PERRY, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
333 PM EDT WED AUG 5 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 58 (-5) 82 (+4) 58 81  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (0) 36 (-35) 89 42  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 5 SW 8 G17 W 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 8150 8080  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) W 20 SW 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 178920 72420  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT GOOD  
CWR 0 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 4 4  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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