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Spot Forecast for Ricci Burn...Maine Forest Service
National Weather Service Caribou ME
857 AM EDT Fri Sep 15 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 EDT on September 15.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service at 207-492-0166.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure is building over the area with light east to northeasterly winds and little cloud cover.

Weather Coverage Abbreviations... SCH=Slight Chance, ISO=Isolated,
CHC=Chance, SCT=Scattered, LKY=Likely, NUM=Numerous,
DEF=Definite, WID=Widespread, OCL=Occasional, PDS=Periods,
ARS=Areas, PTY=Patchy

Weather Type Abbreviations... DYT=Dry Thunderstorms, TSM=Thunderstorms,
SN=Snow, RN=Rain, SW=Snow Showers, RW=Rain Showers,
DZL=Drizzle, FZR=Freezing Rain, FZD=Freezing Drizzle, SLT=Sleet,
FZF=Freezing Fog, IFG=Ice Fog, HAZ=Haze, BSN=Blowing Snow,
SMK=Smoke, FST=Frost, FZS=Freezing Spray, RS=Rain/Snow,
DZF=Drizzle/Fog, SNF=Snow/Fog, RNF=Rain/Fog,
ZRS=Freezing Rain/Snow

Other Abbreviations... NA=Not Available, M=Missing

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........46 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds.
WIND SHIFT..........No
Mixing height.......4400-6200 ft AGL...increasing to 5600-6500 ft
                    AGL early in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 2 to 6 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (12700-22400 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.

TIME (EDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........14  12  18  23  29  26  22  19
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............65  68  72  74  76  76  75  73
RH..............63  57  51  50  46  48  52  57
Eye lvl wnd dir.E   E   E   E   E   E   SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...4.4 5.1 5.7 6.2 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.6
Transp wind dir.E   E   SE  S   S   S   SE  SE
Transp wind spd.6   5   3   2   2   2   2   3
VRate kt-ft/100022  19  17  15  14  13  13  15

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 57.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds.
WIND SHIFT..........No
Mixing height.......3400-5100 ft AGL...decreasing to 2500-3100 ft
                    AGL late in the evening.
Transport winds.....West 3 to 7 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (14300 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........18  18  17  20  23  27  30  33  36  38  39  41
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............70  67  64  62  61  59  59  58  58  57  57  57
RH..............66  73  84  90  97  100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   1
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...5.1 4.6 4.1 3.7 3.4 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.6
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SE  S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W
Transp wind spd.3   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   7   7   7   7
VRate kt-ft/100018  21  21  19  17  15  14  15  15  15  15  16

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 80.
Min humidity........54 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds.
WIND SHIFT..........No
Mixing height.......2700-4600 ft AGL...increasing to 5300-7000 ft
                    AGL late in the morning.
Transport winds.....Northwest 7 to 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (17200-53800 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........42  44  45  43  40  38  35  33  31  34  36  39
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............58  59  61  64  68  72  75  78  80  80  79  76
RH..............100 100 93  87  76  68  62  58  54  54  56  62
Eye lvl wnd dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   NW
Eye lvl wnd spd.1   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  5   5   5   5   5   10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...2.7 2.9 3.3 3.9 4.6 5.3 6.0 6.6 7.0 6.9 6.7 6.2
Transp wind dir.W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.7   8   8   9   9   9   9   9   9   8   8   8
VRate kt-ft/100017  20  23  29  37  45  50  53  54  51  47  42

$$
Forecaster...MWALKER
Requested by...Justin Carney
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1715894.0/CAR
.EMAIL Justin.Carney@maine.gov



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