Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PORTAGE FIREWORKS...MAINE FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
506 PM EDT SAT AUG 16 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1725 EDT ON AUGUST 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS IS CURRENTLY HEADING
TOWARD PORTAGE AT THIS TIME...WITH APPROXIMATE ARRIVAL AT 6 PM.
AFTERWARDS...SHOWERS WILL BE INTERMITTENT INTO THE MID AND LATE
EVENING. IN SUMMARY...A TRICKY NIGHT TO HOLD A FIREWORK SHOW.
AT LEAST WINDS WILL BE LIGHT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS UNTIL
                    EARLY MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 16 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............82     92     95     95     94     95
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP................64     61     60     59     57     56
RH..................73     84     87     87     93     93
EYE LEVEL WIND......SW 3   SW 2   SW 2   SW 2   SW 2   S 2
EYE LVL WND GST.....6             3      3      3      3
TRANSPORT WIND......N 10   N 12   N 14   N 16   N 16   N 15
CHC OF PCPN (%).....40     40     50     50     50     60

$$
FORECASTER...VJN
REQUESTED BY...WILL BARNUM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140816.PORTA.01/CAR





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