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Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Spot Forecast for Wildfire Fort Fairfield...Maine State Police
National Weather Service Caribou ME
259 PM EDT Wed Aug 12 2020

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 1500 EDT on August 12.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service at 207-492-0166.

.DISCUSSION...
West wind 10 to 15 with gusts to 20 mph dropping off to less than 10 mph by
7 PM. Continued dry and warm.

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 sunny (30-40 percent).
CWR.................17 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 84.
Min humidity........44 percent.
WIND SHIFT..........No wind shift.
Mixing height.......6600-7000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (85400 knot-ft).
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 6 to 7 mph.

TIME (EDT)      3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........43  37  31
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO  NO
CWR.............20  20  20
LAL.............3   2   1
Temp............84  84  84
RH..............49  46  44
20 FT wind dir..W   W   W
20 FT wind spd..14  10  10
20 FT wind gust.20  17  15
Eye lvl wnd dir.W   W   W
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.9   9   9
Mix hgt (kft)...7.0 6.8 6.6
Transp wind dir.W   W   W
Transp wind spd.16  15  15
VRate kt-ft/100095  91  85

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
CWR.................17 percent decreasing to 0 percent early in the
                    evening.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 60.
Max humidity........93 percent.
WIND SHIFT..........No wind shift.
Mixing height.......4400-6300 ft AGL decreasing to 3600-4100 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Transport winds.....Northwest 7 to 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to excellent (27000-75500 knot-ft)
                    decreasing to fair to good (20100-30200
                    knot-ft) after midnight.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds around 5 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........29  27  25  25  26  26  26  25  25  21  17  13
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO  NO
CWR.............20  20  0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............81  79  76  71  70  68  66  65  63  62  61  60
RH..............47  50  54  63  66  70  75  78  81  84  87  90
20 FT wind dir..W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT wind spd..6   5   3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   1   1
20 FT wind gust.12  8   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd dir.W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
Eye lvl wnd spd.8   7   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  9   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
Mix hgt (kft)...6.3 5.9 5.6 5.2 4.8 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.8
Transp wind dir.W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.14  13  12  13  13  13  10  8   7   7   8   9
VRate kt-ft/100076  65  57  55  54  49  38  27  20  21  25  30

$$
Forecaster...HEWITT
Requested by...State Poilce
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 2010806.0/CAR
.DELDT 08/12/20
.EMAIL rrc.houlton@maine.gov


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