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SPOT FORECAST FOR CENTER HILL RX...MAINE FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
858 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 EDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A LITTLE WARMER TODAY THAN YESTERDAY WITH SLIGHTLY LOWER HUMIDITY
LEVELS IN THE AFTERNOON. AFTERNOON INSTABILITY AND CUMULUS CLOUDS
WILL FORM OVER THE HILLS AND MOUNTAINS AND MAY GROW INTO SHOWERS
OR EVEN AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM AFTER 2PM. COASTAL SEA BREEZE
WILL LIKELY MAKE A GOOD PUSH INLAND TODAY AND COULD MAKE IT AS FAR
INLAND AS THIS BURN SITE BY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. IF IT DOES
SO... WINDS WILL SHIFT TO SOUTHERLY AT 5 TO 10 MPH.


.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70.
RH..................MIN 38 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
                    6 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7900-9600 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 7000 FT AGL
                    LATE.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 8 MPH.
SURFACE WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
                    6 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (EDT)          NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............40     63     68
WEATHER COV.........ISOLTD SCTTRD SCTTRD
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............NONE   ISOLTD ISOLTD
TEMP................59     63     68
RH..................49     44     39
20 FT WIND..........SE 2   S 5    S 6
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     10     10
SURFACE WIND........SE 2   S 5    S 6
SURFACE WND GST.....10     10     10

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT)...THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 45.
RH..................MAX 89 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 0-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............59     34     28     21     14     10
WEATHER COV.........SCTTRD ISOLTD NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............ISOLTD NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................66     59     55     52     49     48
RH..................45     60     66     71     80     86
20 FT WIND..........S 5    S 1    SW 1   W 2    W 2    W 2
20 FT WIND GUST.....
SURFACE WIND........S 5    S 1    SW 1   W 2    W 2    W 2
SURFACE WND GST.....

.MONDAY...

SURFACE WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                    TO 9 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SURFACE WIND........W 2    W 3    SW 6   SW 7   SW 9   SW 8
SURFACE WND GST.....       5             10     15     15

$$
FORECASTER...KIMBLE
REQUESTED BY...WESLEY HATCH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150503.CENTE.01/GYX



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