Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Spot Forecast for currier...Maine Forest Service
National Weather Service Caribou ME
345 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1600 EDT on October 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service at 207-492-0166.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will build over the area tonight and Saturday then
move east of the region Sunday into Monday.

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 (10-20 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........38 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northwest winds 9 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (58000 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 9 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20
                    mph.

TIME (EDT)      4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........17  15
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO
CWR.............0   0
LAL.............1   1
Temp............65  62
RH..............38  43
20 FT wind dir..N   NW
20 FT wind spd..9   10
20 FT wind gust.20  20
Eye lvl wnd dir.N   NW
Eye lvl wnd spd.5   6
Eye lvl wnd gst.20  20
Mix hgt (kft)...2.9 2.9
Transp wind dir.NW  NW
Transp wind spd.23  23
VRate kt-ft/100058  59

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 39.
Max humidity........92 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph until early
                    morning...becoming light.
WIND SHIFT..........becoming light Northwesterly
Mixing height.......1100-2900 ft AGL...decreasing to 500-900 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Transport winds.....Northwest 16 to 25 mph...decreasing to 13 to 14
                    mph after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to excellent (15400-62300
                    knot-ft)...decreasing to poor (5100 knot-ft)
                    after midnight.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph until early
                    morning...becoming light.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........13  11  10  7   4   2   3   3   4   5   5   6
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  54  51  48  46  45  43  42  41  40  39  39
RH..............51  59  63  71  73  76  82  82  85  89  92  89
20 FT wind dir..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..9   8   6   6   6   5   5   5   5   4   4   4
20 FT wind gust.15  15  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd dir.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Eye lvl wnd spd.5   5   4   4   4   3   3   3   3   2   2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.15  15  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...2.9 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.2 1.8 1.5 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.5
Transp wind dir.NW  NW  NW  N   N   N   N   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.24  24  25  24  23  22  18  16  14  13  13  13
VRate kt-ft/100062  62  60  54  45  34  24  15  10  7   6   5

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 60.
Min humidity........42 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds...becoming northwest 5 to 6 mph in
                    the late morning and early afternoon...then
                    becoming light late.
WIND SHIFT..........Southwesterly remaining light in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......500-2200 ft AGL...increasing to 2500-2800 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest 7 to 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (4800-24600 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light winds...becoming northwest 5 to 6 mph in
                    the late morning and early afternoon...then
                    becoming light late.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........8   10  12  11  11  10  8   6   5   5   6   6
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............39  40  41  44  48  52  55  58  60  60  58  56
RH..............89  89  89  79  71  63  53  47  42  44  47  53
20 FT wind dir..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  N
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   5   5   6   6   6   6   5   4   2
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  5   5
Eye lvl wnd dir.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  N
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   3   3   4   4   4   4   3   2   1
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...0.5 0.6 0.7 1.0 1.4 1.8 2.2 2.6 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.5
Transp wind dir.NW  NW  N   N   N   N   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.12  10  10  9   9   8   9   10  10  9   8   7
VRate kt-ft/10005   5   6   8   11  13  18  22  25  23  19  15

$$
Forecaster...NORTON
Requested by...Jeff Currier
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1717631.0/CAR
.EMAIL Jeff.currier@maine.gov



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