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Spot Forecast for IFW WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT BURN...Maine Forest Service
National Weather Service Caribou ME
702 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0800 EDT on October 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service at 207-492-0166.

.DISCUSSION...
Expect dry conditions today with light winds.

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 (70-80 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 56.
Min humidity........42 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds...becoming southeast around 5 mph
                    in the afternoon.
WIND SHIFT..........Winds will gradually veer into the southeast today.
Mixing height.......0-1800 ft AGL...increasing to 2400-3300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 0 to 9 mph...increasing to 10 to 14 mph
                    late.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (0-30800 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light winds...becoming southeast around 5 mph
                    in the afternoon.

TIME (EDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........65  67  70  73  76  78  81  78  75  72
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............37  36  41  45  50  53  56  56  55  53
RH..............85  75  65  58  48  44  42  43  45  50
20 FT wind dir..E   E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..1   2   3   4   5   5   5   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.        5   5                   10
Eye lvl wnd dir.E   E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.1   1   2   2   3   3   3   3   3   3
Eye lvl wnd gst.        5   5                   10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.1 0.5 1.1 1.8 2.4 3.0 3.3 3.1 2.8 2.4
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.0   2   5   7   8   9   9   10  13  14
VRate kt-ft/10000   1   5   12  18  22  26  30  31  28

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent)...then becoming
                    partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds...becoming south around 5 mph late.
WIND SHIFT..........Wind direction will persist out of the south.
Mixing height.......0-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 7 to 13 mph...decreasing to 0 to 3 mph
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (0-19400 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light winds...becoming south around 5 mph late.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........68  65  62  58  54  51  47  43  39  39  39  38
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO  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............50  47  45  42  41  40  39  39  38  38  38  38
RH..............58  65  73  82  85  89  92  92  96  100 100 100
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..4   4   3   3   4   4   4   3   4   4   5   5
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   3
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.8 1.3 0.9 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.13  10  8   9   9   9   7   3   0   0   0   0
VRate kt-ft/100019  12  6   5   3   2   1   0   0   0   0   0

.MONDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........50 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 5 to 8 mph.
WIND SHIFT..........winds will gradually veer into the southwest
Mixing height.......0-1400 ft AGL...increasing to 2200-4100 ft AGL
                    late in the morning.
Transport winds.....South 0 to 8 mph...increasing to southwest 12
                    to 20 mph late in the morning.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (0-47300 knot-ft)...increasing to
                    good to excellent (56300-61800 knot-ft) early
                    in the afternoon.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds 5 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    late.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........37  36  35  31  27  23  20  17  15  15  17  19
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO  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............39  41  42  46  50  54  59  62  64  65  64  62
RH..............100 96  96  83  74  66  57  52  50  50  52  58
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..5   6   6   6   6   7   7   7   7   7   7   8
20 FT wind gust.10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  20
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   5
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  20
Mix hgt (kft)...0.1 0.1 0.1 0.7 1.4 2.2 3.0 3.7 4.1 4.1 3.8 3.4
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
Transp wind spd.0   0   0   3   8   12  14  15  16  17  18  20
VRate kt-ft/10000   0   0   2   9   23  36  47  56  61  62  58

$$
Forecaster...MIGNONE
Requested by...Justin Carney
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1717687.0/CAR
.EMAIL Justin.carney@maine.gov


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