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820 FNUS71 KBOX 221242 FWSBOX SPOT FORECAST FOR MAS WILDFIRE CREW TRAINING...MA DCR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 842 AM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016 FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 EDT ON MAY 22. IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. .DISCUSSION... CLOUDS WILL BE IN ABUNDANCE THIS MORNING AND AT THE TIME OF IGNITION...BUT A CLEARING TREND IS FORECAST RESULTING IN A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUDS TOWARDS MIDDAY INTO AFTERNOON. THIS WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO WARM INTO THE LOW-70S ACROSS INTERIOR S NEW ENGLAND. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES SHOULD QUICKLY DROP DOWN TO AROUND 30 TO 40 PERCENT AS MIXING HEIGHTS DEEPEN UP TO AS HIGH AS 7 KFT AGL. NE WINDS WILL BE FAIRLY DECENT AT AROUND 10 MPH ALLOWING FOR IMPROVED SMOKE DISPERSION THROUGH THE DAY. .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY CONDITIONS EARLY GIVING WAY TO A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUDS. ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70 DURING THE AFTERNOON. MIN HUMIDITY........AROUND 40 PERCENT. WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 11 MPH. CWR.................AROUND 20 PERCENT. MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2300 FT AGL PRESENTLY...INCREASING TOWARDS 4900-6400 FT AGL BY AFTERNOON...DECREASING THEREAFTER. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 13 MPH...INCREASING TO 12 TO 16 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (4400-52700 KNOT-FT) NOW...INCREASING TO GOOD TO EXCELLENT (54000-90100 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO GOOD (39400 KNOT-FT) LATE. TIME (EDT) 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM SKY (%).............95 91 86 77 72 64 51 48 WEATHER COV.........CHC CHC CHC SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH WEATHER TYPE........RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW TSTM COV............ TEMP................61 63 64 66 68 70 68 66 RH..................62 58 52 48 45 38 45 52 20 FT WIND DIR......N N N N N N N N 20 FT WIND SPD......8 9 10 11 11 10 9 8 20 FT WIND GUST.....10 10 10 10 15 15 10 10 MIX HGT (KFT).......3.1 4.0 4.8 5.6 6.4 5.7 4.9 4.2 TRANSP WIND DIR.....NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE TRANSP WIND SPD.....9 12 13 15 16 15 13 12 LVORI...............2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ADI.................23 30 38 46 55 46 38 31 CWR.................30 30 20 20 20 20 20 20 VRATE KT-FT/1000....25 38 53 70 90 71 54 39 .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48. MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT. WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CWR.................20 PERCENT...DECREASING TO 10 PERCENT. MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3400 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 300-1300 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 3 TO 9 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (900-27100 KNOT-FT). TIME (EDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM SKY (%).............67 62 57 57 57 56 56 56 56 57 57 58 WEATHER COV.........SCH WEATHER TYPE........RW TSTM COV............ TEMP................65 63 60 58 56 55 54 53 51 51 50 50 RH..................52 56 62 67 72 74 77 80 86 86 93 93 20 FT WIND DIR......N N N N N N N N N N N N 20 FT WIND SPD......7 6 6 5 5 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 20 FT WIND GUST.....10 10 10 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 MIX HGT (KFT).......3.4 2.6 1.9 1.6 1.3 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.9 TRANSP WIND DIR.....NE NE NE NE NE NE N N N N N N TRANSP WIND SPD.....9 8 6 6 5 5 5 3 3 5 5 6 LVORI...............2 2 3 3 3 3 4 5 6 6 6 6 ADI.................23 22 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 CWR.................20 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 VRATE KT-FT/1000....27 17 9 8 6 4 3 2 1 2 3 5 .MONDAY... MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2300 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 3100-4600 FT AGL...THEN INCREASING TO 4600-6100 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON...DECREASING TO 3900 FT AGL LATE. TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 7 TO 16 MPH...INCREASING TO 13 TO 17 MPH LATE. SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (6300-42100 KNOT-FT)...INCREASING TO GOOD TO EXCELLENT (55700-91800 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO GOOD (40900 KNOT-FT) LATE. TIME (EDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM MIX HGT (KFT).......1.1 1.3 1.5 2.3 3.1 3.8 4.6 5.4 6.1 5.4 4.6 3.9 TRANSP WIND DIR.....N N N N N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE TRANSP WIND SPD.....7 7 8 9 12 13 14 16 17 16 14 13 LVORI...............6 5 4 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ADI.................9 11 13 20 27 34 42 50 57 49 41 33 VRATE KT-FT/1000....6 8 11 19 30 42 57 73 92 73 56 41 $$ FORECASTER...SIPPRELL REQUESTED BY...DAVE CELINO TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED .TAG 20160522.MASWI.01/BOX

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