318  
FNUS51 KCAR 131337  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
937 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS ARE FORECAST INTO THIS EVENING.  
CANNOT RULE OUT A LIGHTNING STRIKE OR TWO ACROSS THE FAR NORTH  
THIS AFTERNOON. BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS TODAY WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 MPH SHIFT WESTERLY TONIGHT. MAINLY DRY ON SUNDAY WITH BREEZY  
WEST WINDS. A PERIOD OF DRIER WEATHER WITH 30-40% RELATIVE  
HUMIDITIES LOOKS INCREASINGLY LIKELY MONDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.  
MONDAY AND TUESDAY ALSO HAVE A RISK OF BREEZY WESTERLY WINDS  
ALLOWING FOR DRYING OF THE FINE FUELS. THE CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION  
RISES LATE WEEK.  
 
MEZ101-132030-  
QUEBEC-MAINE BORDERLANDS-  
937 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 60 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 56 32 (-11) 50  
RH % (24H TREND) 60 (-31) 92 (-8) 44  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 11 G27 W 10 G23  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 11 G25 SW 6 G17 W 8 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.10 0.06 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5990 4790  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 20 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 153360 83970  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
CWR 40 20 0  
LAL 2 2 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ102-132030-  
NORTH WOODS AND ST. JOHN VALLEY-  
937 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 60 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 58 33 (-10) 52  
RH % (24H TREND) 58 (-33) 92 (-7) 44  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 12 G26 W 10 G23  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 11 G26 SW 7 G17 W 8 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.07 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4 5 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 10 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6530 5220  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 20 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 191190 97920  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
CWR 30 20  
LAL 2 2 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ103-132030-  
EASTERN AROOSTOOK-  
937 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 60 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 59 36 (-8) 53  
RH % (24H TREND) 58 (-31) 91 (-6) 43  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 12 G26 W 8 G19  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 13 G26 S 7 G19 W 8 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.06 0.08 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 3 5 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 10 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6610 5420  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 26 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 205230 95660  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
CWR 30 20  
LAL 2 2 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ105-132030-  
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-  
937 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 50 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 55 34 (-8) 55  
RH % (24H TREND) 63 (-31) 91 (-9) 41  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 11 G27 W 11 G24  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 11 G26 SW 7 G18 W 8 G22  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.08 0.05 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 3 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5840 5510  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 19 W 15  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 151380 105070  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
CWR 30 10 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ106-132030-  
CENTRAL MAINE NORTH OF BANGOR-  
937 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 30 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 57 38 (-5) 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 60 (-33) 95 (-5) 39  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 10 G24 W 7 G19  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 11 G24 S 7 G17 W 7 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.03 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 3 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 AM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6140 5960  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 23 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 169450 105590  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
CWR 10 10 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ108-132030-  
INTERIOR DOWNEAST-  
937 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 20 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 53 38 (-4) 56  
RH % (24H TREND) 70 (-22) 100 (0) 48  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 8 G22 W 6 G17  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 9 G22 S 7 W 7 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5330 6050  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 23 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 152230 107980  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
CWR 20 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ112-132030-  
COASTAL DOWNEAST-  
937 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 20 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 51 38 (-3) 56  
RH % (24H TREND) 75 (-16) 99 (-1) 49  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 8 G21 W 7 G17  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 9 G21 S 8 G21 SW 7 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 10 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5010 6060  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 23 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 125420 104720  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
CWR 30 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ113-132030-  
BANGOR REGION-  
937 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 20 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 56 38 (-5) 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 61 (-29) 87 (-11) 41  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 10 G23 W 8 G18  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 11 G23 SW 7 G17 W 8 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.02 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5930 6170  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 23 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 156570 108260  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
CWR 10 10 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
 
MEZ114-132030-  
EASTERN PENOBSCOT BAY COAST-  
937 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 10 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 53 38 (-3) 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 69 (-24) 93 (-7) 49  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 9 G23 W 8 G18  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 11 G23 SW 8 G22 SW 8 G21  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 AM 7 PM  
PRECIP END 2 PM 8 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5440 6160  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) S 22 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 119150 98540  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD VERY GOOD  
CWR 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...LOW.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS  
AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL. PRECIPITATION BELOW NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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