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Spot Forecast for HOGSBACK RX...USDA Forest Service
National Weather Service Gray ME
426 PM EDT Thu May 18 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 EDT on May 18.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (207) 688-3224, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

Southwesterly winds will continue to gust ahead of a cold front.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will approach the region
around 7pm. Strong wind gusts to 55mph are possible with these
storms. Shower activity will decrease after midnight with winds
becoming more westerly.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 89.
Min humidity........33 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3200-4900 ft AGL...increasing to 5600-6300 ft
                    AGL early in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 16 to 25 mph...increasing to around
                    26 mph late.

TIME (EDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........24  20  21  22  24  33  42  52
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO
Temp............78  81  82  86  87  88  89  87
RH..............54  44  43  37  34  34  33  36
20 FT wind dir..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT wind spd..7   8   9   10  9   9   9   9
20 FT wind gust.15  15  20  25  25  25  25  25
Mix hgt (kft)...3.2 4.4 4.7 4.9 5.6 5.9 6.1 6.3
Transp wind dir.W   W   W   W   SW  SW  SW  SW
Transp wind spd.16  20  20  20  18  22  25  26

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent)...then becoming
                    partly cloudy (45-55 percent)...then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (45-55 percent). A chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....Around 61.
Max humidity........93 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 6 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    early in the evening. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms until early
                    morning. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Mixing height.......3800-5100 ft AGL...decreasing to 600-2500 ft
                    AGL early in the evening.
Transport winds.....Southwest 18 to 26 mph...becoming west 12 to 16
                    mph after midnight.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........61  70  79  73  68  63  58  52  47  49  50  51
Weather cov.....    SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Weather type....    RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........NO  SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Temp............84  82  79  76  73  71  69  68  66  65  64  61
RH..............40  44  49  56  62  66  70  73  78  81  84  93
20 FT wind dir..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W
20 FT wind spd..8   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.20  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...5.1 3.8 2.5 2.0 1.4 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8
Transp wind dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W
Transp wind spd.26  25  23  22  20  18  16  14  13  12  12  13

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent). A chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms...mainly in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....Around 68.
Min humidity........50 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 7 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25
                    mph. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......1500-3400 ft AGL...increasing to 4200 ft AGL
                    late.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 23 mph.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........53  54  55  57  58  59  61  62  63  55  47  38
Weather cov.....CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH NO
Temp............61  61  63  64  65  66  67  67  68  67  66  65
RH..............90  90  84  78  70  65  61  56  52  52  50  50
20 FT wind dir..W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..7   8   9   9   9   10  10  10  9   10  10  10
20 FT wind gust.15  15  20  25  25  25  25  25  25  25  25  25
Mix hgt (kft)...1.5 2.2 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.2 1.9 2.7 3.4 4.2
Transp wind dir.W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.16  21  23  23  21  18  16  15  15  17  20  22

$$
Forecaster...CURTIS
Requested by...Don Tucker
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1709689.0/GYX


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