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Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Spot Forecast for Pooler Farm Field...USFWS
National Weather Service Caribou ME
257 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1600 EDT on April 28.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service at 207-492-0166.

.DISCUSSION...
Fog gradually erodes tonight.  Showers are expected Saturday morning ahead of a cold front.  Drier
and windy conditions commence Saturday afternoon.  Much lower RH and dry conditions are
expected on Sunday under high pressure.  Northwest winds will decrease quickly Sunday morning and
reverse to southerly towards mid-afternoon.

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.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 55.
Min humidity........89 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds.
Wind shift..........
Mixing height.......2800-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 12 to 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (28900-33800 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.

TIME (EDT)      4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........84  78
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........ISO ISO
CWR.............0   0
LAL.............1   1
Temp............54  54
RH..............90  90
Eye lvl wnd dir.SW  SW
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...3.0 2.8
Transp wind dir.SW  W
Transp wind spd.13  12
VRate kt-ft/100034  29

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent)...then becoming
                    partly cloudy (40-50 percent)...then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Areas of fog
                    late in the evening.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 48.
Max humidity........96 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds...becoming west around 5 mph late
                    in the evening...then becoming light late.
Wind shift..........
Mixing height.......2000-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 12 to 20 mph...increasing to 22 to 25
                    mph late.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (20900-53600 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.01 inches.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........81  83  86  79  73  66  58  51  43  60  77  94
Weather cov.....                ARS
Weather type....                FOG
Tstm cov........ISO ISO 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............53  52  51  51  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  49
RH..............93  93  93  93  96  93  93  93  93  93  93  93
Eye lvl wnd dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   SW
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...2.5 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4
Transp wind dir.W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.12  13  13  13  13  13  15  17  20  22  25  25
VRate kt-ft/100026  23  22  21  21  23  27  32  38  45  52  54

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent)...then becoming mostly
                    sunny (45-55 percent). A slight chance of
                    showers early in the morning...then a chance of
                    showers in the morning. A slight chance of
                    showers early in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent...increasing to 23 percent in the
                    morning...then decreasing to 1 percent in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........64 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds...becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Wind shift..........
Mixing height.......2500-4300 ft AGL...increasing to 4600-5200 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 14 to 21 mph...decreasing to 10 to 14 mph
                    early in the morning...then increasing to
                    southwest 22 to 31 mph late in the
                    morning...becoming west 28 to 32 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to excellent (25000-65400
                    knot-ft)...increasing to excellent (95200
                    knot-ft) late in the morning.
Pcpn amount.........0.09 inches.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........93  91  90  89  89  88  86  84  82  66  49  33
Weather cov.....SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC SCH
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO
CWR.............0   0   20  20  20  20  20  20  0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............50  51  52  53  54  55  55  55  55  57  58  60
RH..............89  86  83  77  77  74  77  77  77  72  69  64
Eye lvl wnd dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   2   4   4   4   5   5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   10  10  10  15  15  20  20  25  25  25
Mix hgt (kft)...2.5 2.6 2.8 3.1 3.5 3.9 4.3 4.6 4.9 5.1 5.2 5.2
Transp wind dir.NW  W   W   W   SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.21  14  10  14  22  28  31  32  31  30  29  28
VRate kt-ft/100044  32  25  39  65  95  115 128 134 133 128 126

$$
Forecaster...MWALKER
Requested by...Tony Davis
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1707972.0/CAR
.EMAIL tony_davis@nps.gov



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