734  
FNUS51 KCAR 140810  
FWFCAR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
310 AM EST WED NOV 14 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
STRONG COLD GUSTY WINDS WILL COME FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY AS  
INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE CONTINUES TO MOVE AWAY TO THE NORTHEAST.  
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL AREAS WILL HAVE SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.  
WINDS WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT THEN THURSDAY WILL BE TRANQUIL AS HIGH  
PRESSURE CRESTS OVER THE AREA. A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL LIKELY  
BRING SNOW FRIDAY WITH MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE OVER INLAND  
LOCATIONS.  
 
MEZ003-142115-  
NORTHERN SOMERSET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BAKER LAKE AND BILLY-JACK DEPOT  
310 AM EST WED NOV 14 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 12 (-21) 4 (-7) 21  
RH % (24H TREND) 59 (-15) 90 (-9) 49  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 18 G38 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 17 G39 NW 12 G30 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2600 1430  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 30 W 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 86650 9780  
DISPERSION VERY GOOD POOR  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ001-004-142115-  
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  
310 AM EST WED NOV 14 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 16 (-17) 5 (-7) 24  
RH % (24H TREND) 52 (-23) 89 (-10) 45  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 17 G39 W 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 17 G40 NW 12 G30 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3100 1850  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 32 W 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 127010 15450  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT POOR  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ002-005-006-142115-  
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  
310 AM EST WED NOV 14 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 18 (-16) 8 (-6) 25  
RH % (24H TREND) 48 (-28) 82 (-15) 45  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 15 G36 NW 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 16 G36 NW 11 G26 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 5 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3570 2130  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 34 NW 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 128830 16260  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT POOR  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ010-142115-  
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, MONSON, AND BLANCHARD  
310 AM EST WED NOV 14 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 16 (-19) 7 (-6) 25  
RH % (24H TREND) 52 (-21) 84 (-12) 40  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 18 G41 NW 5 G18  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 18 G41 NW 12 G33 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 1 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3350 2210  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 32 NW 3  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 123980 9070  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT POOR  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ011-031-032-142115-  
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLN, HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD,  
DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, GUILFORD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO,  
AND TOPSFIELD  
310 AM EST WED NOV 14 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 20 (-19) 12 (-6) 27  
RH % (24H TREND) 43 (-31) 73 (-23) 37  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 14 G33 NW 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 16 G35 NW 11 G26 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4080 2720  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 32 NW 3  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 154450 20750  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT MARGINAL  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ015-142115-  
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BANGOR, BREWER, ORONO, AND OLD TOWN  
310 AM EST WED NOV 14 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 22 (-20) 13 (-7) 29  
RH % (24H TREND) 40 (-32) 70 (-28) 34  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 13 G33 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 15 G35 NW 10 G24 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4470 3030  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 33 NW 2  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 159350 8760  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT POOR  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ016-017-142115-  
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AMHERST, AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK,  
GREAT POND, ORLAND, CALAIS, GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, PERRY,  
AND PRINCETON  
310 AM EST WED NOV 14 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 24 (-20) 14 (-6) 29  
RH % (24H TREND) 40 (-33) 68 (-31) 33  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 16 G35 NW 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 17 G37 NW 13 G30 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4570 3060  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 36 NW 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 187200 31010  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT MARGINAL  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MEZ029-030-142115-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELLSWORTH, BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT,  
CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, AND CHERRYFIELD  
310 AM EST WED NOV 14 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 27 (-21) 17 (-7) 31  
RH % (24H TREND) 42 (-30) 69 (-30) 33  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 19 G43 NW 7 G22  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 21 G46 NW 17 G37 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4750 3480  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) NW 37 N 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 187610 32990  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT MARGINAL  
CWR 0 0 0  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS  
AROUND 15. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SNOW. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
20S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS AROUND 30.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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