Coastal Washington Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 11:54 AM EDT Oct. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Gusty winds and dry weather increase fire weather concerns
today...

The lack of precipitation this month has lead to very dry
conditions in Maine's forests this fall. Gusty northwest winds
will continue through this afternoon, with gusts of 30 to 35 mph
expected. In addition, humidity will lower through the afternoon
hours as drier air moves into the region. These factors will
increase the potential for any fires that start to spread quickly
and become difficult to contain.

The Maine Forest service advises against any open burning today
due to these conditions. Numerous wildfires have started across
the state over the last few days and those who are working or
recreating outside should be fire aware.


Public Information Statement
Issued: 4:14 PM EDT Oct. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Peak wind gusts today...

Location speed time/date lat/Lon

... Maine...

... Aroostook County...
Frenchville Airport 36 mph 0249 PM 10/20 47.29n/68.31w
1 NW Clayton Lake 33 mph 1031 am 10/20 46.62n/69.53w
1 W Littleton 33 mph 0231 PM 10/20 46.23n/67.88w
Caribou, ME 31 mph 0202 PM 10/20 46.87n/68.01w
Houlton international airpor 30 mph 1145 am 10/20 46.12n/67.79w
Presque Isle Airport 30 mph 0340 PM 10/20 46.69n/68.04w
Fort Kent 29 mph 0120 PM 10/20 47.27n/68.59w
4 E New Sweden 26 mph 0129 PM 10/20 46.96n/68.03w
3 NW Monticello 26 mph 1228 PM 10/20 46.36n/67.88w
1 W Saint Agatha 25 mph 0330 PM 10/20 47.25n/68.35w
1 SSW Ashland 25 mph 1200 PM 10/20 46.60n/68.41w

... Hancock County...
Bar Harbor 29 mph 0100 PM 10/20 44.39n/68.21w
3 E Brooksville 26 mph 0123 PM 10/20 44.36n/68.61w

... Penobscot County...
Bangor International Airport 32 mph 0149 PM 10/20 44.80n/68.82w
Millinocket Municipal airpor 32 mph 1201 PM 10/20 45.65n/68.69w
Patten 30 mph 0145 PM 10/20 46.03n/68.50w
Hermon 29 mph 0130 PM 10/20 44.81n/68.91w
6 NNW Millinocket 28 mph 0118 PM 10/20 45.74n/68.73w
2 SW Brewer 26 mph 1232 PM 10/20 44.77n/68.78w
Lee 25 mph 0100 PM 10/20 45.36n/68.27w

... Piscataquis County...
1 E Greenville 36 mph 1239 PM 10/20 45.46n/69.55w
Greenville Municipal Airport 36 mph 0259 PM 10/20 45.46n/69.55w
Greenville 28 mph 0115 PM 10/20 45.46n/69.60w

... Somerset County...
3 ENE Baker Lake 30 mph 0115 PM 10/20 46.30n/69.85w

... Washington County...
Danforth - mcoop 27 mph 1245 PM 10/20 45.66n/67.86w
1 SW Machias 26 mph 1240 PM 10/20 44.70n/67.48w
2 SSW Whitneyville 25 mph 0300 PM 10/20 44.69n/67.53w

... Maritime stations...
Eastport 25 mph 1024 am 10/20 44.90n/66.98w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


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