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Spot Forecast for Ikie...USDA Forest Service
National Weather Service Gray ME
801 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 EDT on May 08.
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.

Cloudy conditions will continue today as low pressure
passes well east of the region.  Light northeast winds expected.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 56.
Min humidity........43 percent.
Dewpoint............34.
Max apparent temp...56.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Mixing height.......3900-5300 ft AGL increasing to 5900-6200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northeast 6 to 10 mph shifting to the north 10
                    to 14 mph late in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to excellent (23700-70200 knot-ft).
LVORI...............2.
ADI.................20 increasing to 35 early in the afternoon,
                    then decreasing to 19 early in the afternoon
                    increasing to 32 late in the afternoon
                    increasing to 41.
Haines Index........3 to 4 very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........89  89  94  94  94  94  94  94
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............48  52  53  54  55  55  56  55
Dewpoint........35  35  34  33  34  34  34  34
RH..............60  52  48  45  45  45  43  45
Aparnt tmp (F)..45  52  53  54  55  55  56  55
20 FT wind dir..NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  N   N
20 FT wind spd..5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.8   8   8   8   8   8   8   7
Mix hgt (kft)...3.9 5.3 5.9 6.2 6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9
Transp wind dir.NE  NE  NE  NE  N   N   N   N
Transp wind spd.7   6   6   10  6   10  12  14
LVORI...........2   2   2   1   2   2   1   1
ADI.............16  22  23  35  19  30  34  41
Haines index....4   4   4   4   3   3   3   3
VRate kt-ft/100024  27  30  55  30  54  60  70

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Slight chance of rain
                    showers early in the evening.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 40.
Max humidity........76 percent.
Dewpoint............33.
Min apparent temp...34.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in
                    the late evening and overnight.
Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL decreasing to 400-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 3 to 9 mph increasing to 17 to 18
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (2200-33100 knot-ft).
LVORI...............3 until early morning.
ADI.................25 decreasing to 4 until early morning.
Haines Index........3 to 4 very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........95  95  95  95  95  95  84  84  84  84  84  84
Weather cov.....SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....RW  RW  RW
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  51  49  48  46  46  45  42  42  41  40  40
Dewpoint........35  35  34  35  35  34  34  35  34  34  33  32
RH..............48  54  56  60  65  63  65  76  73  76  76  73
Aparnt tmp (F)..54  51  47  46  43  43  42  38  38  36  35  34
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..4   4   4   4   5   5   5   6   6   6   6   7
20 FT wind gust.7   7   6   7   8   8   10  10  10  11  11  12
Mix hgt (kft)...4.1 1.7 0.9 0.7 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7
Transp wind dir.N   N   N   NW  NW  NW  W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.9   3   3   7   8   8   5   6   10  17  17  18
LVORI...........2   2   3   3   3   3   3   4   M   M   M   M
ADI.............25  6   2   5   5   5   3   4   M   M   M   M
Haines index....3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
VRate kt-ft/100033  5   3   4   7   5   3   2   5   9   11  12

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........41 percent.
Dewpoint............33 increasing to 37 in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Min apparent temp...34.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 6 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......800-2000 ft AGL increasing to 2800-4600 ft AGL
                    late in the morning, then increasing to
                    5200-6300 ft AGL in the afternoon decreasing to
                    4100 ft AGL late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest 14 to 22 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (13100-48200 knot-ft) increasing
                    to excellent (61100 knot-ft) in the late
                    morning and afternoon.
LVORI...............MISSING.
ADI.................MISSING.
Haines Index........3 to 4 very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........20     20     20     37     37     37
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........NO     NO     NO     NO     NO     NO
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............40     46     53     58     60     61
Dewpoint........32     35     37     37     38     37
RH..............73     65     54     45     44     41
Aparnt tmp (F)..34     41     53     58     60     61
20 ft wind......NW 7   NW 8   NW 8   NW 7   W 7    W 6
20 ft wind gust.13     14     14     13     13     11
Mix hgt (ft)....800    2000   3700   5500   6100   5200
Transport wind..NW 20  NW 22  NW 21  NW 15  W 17   W 15
LVORI...........M      M      M      M      M      M
ADI.............M      M      M      M      M      M
Haines index....4      4      4      4      3      3
VRate kt-ft/100013     37     67     71     91     68

$$
Forecaster...CURTIS
Requested by...Shannon Gurney
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 2111893.1/GYX
.DELDT 05/08/21
.EMAIL shannon.gurney@usda.gov


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