FNUS51 KCAR 172101
FWFCAR

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northern and Eastern Maine
National Weather Service Caribou ME
500 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

.DISCUSSION...
Scattered showers and thunderstorms expected across the area
into tonight, with a wetting rain expected overnight, especially
across the Downeast region. Drier weather returns through the end
of the week with relative humidity back into the mid to upper
40s.


MEZ101-180800-
Quebec-Maine Borderlands-
500 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Mcldy        Pcldy        Mclear       Mclear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     40           30           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      62 (-3)      78 (-3)      53           76
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     48 (-11)     94           45
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      W  7         Lgt/Var      W  6
Precip amount         0.02         0.02         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       3            3            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   9 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6700                      6820
Transport wnd (kts)                W 20                      W 11
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  150320                    85260
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                                                          0
LAL                   2            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            3            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ102-180800-
North Woods and St. John Valley-
500 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Mcldy        Pcldy        Mclear       Mclear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     30           30           10           0
Temp (24h trend)      61 (-5)      80 (-3)      53           78
RH % (24h trend)      99 (0)       48 (-9)      94           43
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   NW  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      W  6         W  5         W  6
Precip amount         0.03         0.01         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       4            2            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   9 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7150                      7200
Transport wnd (kts)                W 17                      W 11
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  146920                    90080
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Very Good
CWR                   10                                     0
LAL                   2            2            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ103-180800-
Eastern Aroostook-
500 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Mcldy        Pcldy        Mclear       Mclear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     40           40           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      65 (-2)      81 (-4)      55           78
RH % (24h trend)      99 (+1)      50 (-7)      90           44
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   NW  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      W  6         Lgt/Var      W  6
Precip amount         0.07         0.04         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       4            3            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   9 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7350                      7370
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 14                     W  9
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  118000                    82450
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Very Good
CWR                   20           10                        0
LAL                   2            2            2            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            5
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ105-180800-
Central Highlands-
500 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Mcldy        Pcldy        Mclear       Mclear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     50           30           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      63 (-4)      82 (-3)      55           80
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     51 (-9)      91           45
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   NW  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      W  6         W  5         W  6
Precip amount         0.15         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       4            2
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   4 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7360                      7480
Transport wnd (kts)                W 14                      NW  8
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  129470                    77530
Dispersion                         Excellent                 Good
CWR                   40                        0            0
LAL                   3            2            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ106-180800-
Central Maine North of Bangor-
500 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Mcldy        Mcldy        Mclear       Mclear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     50           40           10           0
Temp (24h trend)      66 (-2)      83 (-4)      58           82
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     55 (-2)      90           45
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.26         0.09         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       5            4            0
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   7 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7510                      7810
Transport wnd (kts)                W 13                      NW  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  110000                    69480
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   90           20                        0
LAL                   3            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            4            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ108-180800-
Interior Downeast-
500 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Mcldy        Mcldy        Mclear       Mclear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     70           60           20           0
Temp (24h trend)      63 (-3)      82 (-6)      59           83
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     67 (+8)      93           48
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W  5
Precip amount         0.11         0.16         0.03         0.00
Precip duration       3            4            0
Precip begin          10 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   9 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7390                      7990
Transport wnd (kts)                W 12                      NW  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  95320                     48020
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Fair
CWR                   90           40           10           0
LAL                   2            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            4            4
KBDI                  201-300      201-300      201-300      201-300

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ112-180800-
Coastal Downeast-
500 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Mcldy        Mcldy        Pcldy        Mclear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers      None
Chance precip (%)     70           70           10           0
Temp (24h trend)      60 (-4)      82 (-2)      58           83
RH % (24h trend)      100 (0)      67 (+3)      94           47
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  5        Lgt/Var      W  6
Precip amount         0.10         0.10         0.01         0.00
Precip duration       3            4            0
Precip begin          11 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   9 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7510                      8200
Transport wnd (kts)                SW 13                     NW  5
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  113300                    56690
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   80           20                        0
LAL                   2            2            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4            4
KBDI                  201-300      301-400      301-400      301-400

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ113-180800-
Bangor Region-
500 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Mcldy        Mcldy        Mclear       Mclear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     60           60           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      67 (-2)      84 (-5)      59           83
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     57 (-1)      87           46
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      W  5         Lgt/Var      W  6
Precip amount         0.25         0.07         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       5            4
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   5 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             7760                      8070
Transport wnd (kts)                W 11                      NW  6
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  94790                     56370
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   90           20           0            0
LAL                   3            2            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            4            4
KBDI                  <200         <200         <200         <200

Remarks...None.

$$

MEZ114-180800-
Eastern Penobscot Bay Coast-
500 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2024

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           Mcldy        Mcldy        Mclear       Mclear
Precip type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance precip (%)     50           70           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      63 (-4)      84 (-1)      60           85
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+1)     64 (0)       89           48
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   NW  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   S  5 G17     SW  5        Lgt/Var      W  7
Precip amount         0.15         0.08         0.00         0.00
Precip duration       3            4
Precip begin          8 PM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   4 PM
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             8100                      8210
Transport wnd (kts)                W 13                      NW  7
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  109550                    64620
Dispersion                         Very Good                 Good
CWR                   80           10           0            0
LAL                   3            2            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4            4
KBDI                  301-400      301-400      301-400      301-400

Remarks...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures above normal.  Precipitation near normal.

$$