Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Spot Forecast for Slot Line Fire ...MAINE FOREST SERVICE
National Weather Service Caribou ME
617 PM EDT Fri Aug 11 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1800 EDT on August 11.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service at 207-492-0166.

.DISCUSSION...

Showers will fall to the north of the fire this evening. A weather
disturbance moving in from the west will increase the chances of
a shower after midnight at the fire.  The chance of showers will
continue into Saturday morning with drier air to filter in during
the afternoon.  A south wind of 5 to 8 mph early this evening will
diminish to less than 5 mph by 9 pm.

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

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent)...then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Patchy fog after
                    midnight. Isolated showers after midnight.
                    Scattered showers late.
Min temperature.....Around 57.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds 5 to 8 mph early in the
                    evening diminishing to less than 5 mph
                    by 9 pm with occasional calm periods
                    after midnight.
 Ridgetop...........
CWR.................0 percent...increasing to 12 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.

TIME (EDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........43     36     44     60     84     87
Weather cov.....                     PATCHY ISOLTD SCTTRD
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   FOG    RN/FG  RNSHWR
Tstm cov........NO     NO     NO     NO     NO     NO
CWR.............0      0      0      0      10     10
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............73     67     62     59     57     57
RH..............64     75     90     96     100    100
20 ft wind......S 6    S 4    S 3    S 2    S 2    SE 2
20 ft wind gust.15     10     5      5      5      5
Ridgetop wind...M      M      M      M      M      M

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Patchy fog early
                    in the morning. A chance of showers until late
                    afternoon. A slight chance of showers early in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 71.
Min humidity........71 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light winds...becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the
                    afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........
CWR.................12 percent...increasing to 26 percent in the
                    morning...then decreasing to 0 percent in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................No Tstms.

TIME (EDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........92     97     97     94     87     80
Weather cov.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE S CHC  S CHC
Weather type....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov........NO     NO     NO     NO     NO     NO
CWR.............10     30     30     30     0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............58     60     64     69     71     70
RH..............96     96     87     76     71     73
20 ft wind......SE 2   SE 2   SE 3   S 5    S 6    S 6
20 ft wind gust.5      5      5      10     15     15
Ridgetop wind...M      M      M      M      M      M


$$
Forecaster...BOGEL
Requested by...Maine Forest Service
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.EMAIL daniel.m.perkins@maine.gov



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