Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Spot Forecast for Understory RX...Maine Forest Service
National Weather Service Caribou ME
954 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1300 EDT on May 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service at 207-492-0166.

.DISCUSSION...
Cloudy conditions with light south to southwest winds are expected.  Showers with a weakening frontal
system will hold off until late this afternoon into the evening.

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.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Isolated showers late.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........53 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 5 to 7 mph.
Wind shift..........
Mixing height.......4900-6200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 18 to 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (88900 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.01 inches.

TIME (EDT)      1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........94  93  91  89  88
Weather cov.....            ISO ISO
Weather type....            RW  RW
Tstm cov........NO  NO  NO  NO  NO
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1
Temp............58  59  58  57  57
RH..............55  53  55  57  55
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...6.2 6.0 5.9 5.5 4.9
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   SW  SW
Transp wind spd.18  20  20  20  21
VRate kt-ft/100099  102 100 93  89

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Showers.
CWR.................0 percent...increasing to 55 percent in the
                    evening...then decreasing to 18 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 46.
Max humidity........93 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 5 to 7 mph in the
                    evening...becoming light.
Wind shift..........
Mixing height.......2500-4400 ft AGL...decreasing to 2200-2400 ft
                    AGL after midnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest 17 to 24 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to excellent (35700-79900 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.14 inches.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........90  93  96  94  93  91  91  90  90  90  90  90
Weather cov.....CHC CHC CHC LKY LKY DEF LKY LKY CHC CHC CHC SCH
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  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   60  60  60  60  60  60  20  20  20  20
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............55  54  52  51  50  49  49  48  47  48  48  48
RH..............59  61  66  71  74  80  83  86  93  89  93  93
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   4   4   3   3   3   3   2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.15  15  10  10  10  10  10  10  10      5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...4.4 3.9 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.4
Transp wind dir.SW  SW  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   SW
Transp wind spd.21  22  23  23  23  24  24  24  23  22  20  17
VRate kt-ft/100080  75  69  64  59  52  53  50  44  43  39  36

$$
Forecaster...MWALKER
Requested by...Wesley Hatch
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1709865.0/CAR
.EMAIL wesley.hatch@maine.gov



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