Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Spot Forecast for Butler Island...Maine Forest Service
National Weather Service Caribou ME
946 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 EDT on May 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service at 207-492-0166.

.DISCUSSION...

Showers are moving into the area now and will give around 0.2
inches of rain through midday. Showers will end early afternoon
with some clearing later this afternoon. Much drier air will
follow for Thursday.

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

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent). Patchy frost
                    early in the morning. Areas of frost early in
                    the morning.
CWR.................3 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........82 percent.
WIND SHIFT..........NW winds will become northerly this morning and remain
                    northerly this afternoon.
Mixing height.......2900-4700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 13 to 20 mph shifting to the north 8
                    to 10 mph after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to excellent (31900-81500 knot-ft)
                    decreasing to fair (23500 knot-ft) after
                    midnight.
Pcpn amount.........0.01 inches.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........50  41  33  24  31  37  39  42  44  33  22  10
Weather cov.....                                    PTY ARS ARS
Weather type....                                    FST FST FST
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............54  52  50  47  44  42  40  38  36  33  32  32
RH..............52  54  56  60  62  65  67  70  72  82  81  81
Eye lvl wnd dir.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NW
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1
Eye lvl wnd gst.9   9   9   6   6   6   3   3
Mix hgt (kft)...4.7 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.1 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.6
Transp wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   NE  NE  NE  NE  N   N   N
Transp wind spd.16  18  20  20  17  16  14  13  10  9   8   8
VRate kt-ft/100064  75  82  75  64  51  41  32  26  24  24  24

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent). Patchy frost
                    early in the morning.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........30 percent.
WIND SHIFT..........Light northerly winds early in the morning will become westerly
                    10 mph during the mid morning and remain westerly in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......4000-5600 ft AGL increasing to 6000-6700 ft AGL
                    late in the morning.
Transport winds.....West 7 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 18 mph
                    late in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to excellent (24700-65600 knot-ft)
                    increasing to excellent (75600 knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........8   6   4   11  18  26  33  40  48  51  54  57
Weather cov.....PTY
Weather type....FST
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............35  39  44  44  46  49  52  54  57  59  62  61
RH..............75  64  55  55  51  48  43  40  35  33  30  32
Eye lvl wnd dir.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  W   W   W   W   W
Eye lvl wnd spd.1   1   1   1   1   2   2   3   3   3   3   3
Eye lvl wnd gst.            3   3   3   6   6   6   6   6   6
Mix hgt (kft)...4.0 4.4 4.8 5.2 5.6 6.0 6.3 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.4
Transp wind dir.N   N   NW  NW  NW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.7   7   7   8   9   10  12  13  15  16  17  18
VRate kt-ft/100025  26  30  36  45  55  66  76  85  93  99  100

$$
Forecaster...BLOOMER
Requested by...Justin Carney
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1810546.0/CAR
.DELDT 05/23/18
.EMAIL justin.carney@maine.gov



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