Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RUGGLES FIRE...MAINE FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
809 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 EDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WARMER AND CONTINUED DRY TODAY THROUGH MONDAY WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2900 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 3300-4100 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 3 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............14  17  21  27  31  34  35
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........
TSTM COV............
TEMP................58  63  67  70  71  71  69
RH..................42  36  33  31  32  34  36
EYE LVL WND DIR.....E   E   E   SE  N   S   S
EYE LVL WND SPD.....2   1   1   1   1   1   1
EYE LVL WND GST.....5
MIX HGT (KFT).......2.9 3.3 3.7 3.9 4.1 4.1 4.1
TRANSP WIND DIR.....S   S   S   S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.....5   5   3   5   5   7   8
CHC OF PCPN (%).....0   0   0   0   0   0   0

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
                    6 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4000 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 1100-1800 FT
                    AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 13 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).............31  26  22  23  27  29  28  24  22  23  25  26
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........
TSTM COV............
TEMP................67  64  60  57  54  51  49  47  45  45  45  46
RH..................39  43  49  55  61  68  74  83  89  89  89  86
EYE LVL WND DIR.....S   SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S
EYE LVL WND SPD.....2   2   3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
EYE LVL WND GST.....5   5   5   5   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT).......4.0 3.8 3.5 3.2 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.3
TRANSP WIND DIR.....S   S   S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
TRANSP WIND SPD.....10  12  13  13  13  13  13  13  13  13  13  13
CHC OF PCPN (%).....0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3100 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 3500-4000 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 14 TO 23 MPH...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30
                    MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (EDT)          6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............24  21  21  25  29  34  38  43  49  55  62  69
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........
TSTM COV............
TEMP................48  50  53  58  61  65  69  72  73  74  73  72
RH..................83  80  74  62  58  50  44  38  35  33  33  33
EYE LVL WND DIR.....S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
EYE LVL WND SPD.....3   3   4   4   5   5   6   7   7   7   7   7
EYE LVL WND GST.....10  10  10  15  15  20  20  25  25  25  25  20
MIX HGT (KFT).......1.5 1.8 2.1 2.4 2.8 3.1 3.5 3.7 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0
TRANSP WIND DIR.....SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
TRANSP WIND SPD.....14  14  15  16  17  20  21  23  25  26  28  30
CHC OF PCPN (%).....0   0   0   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10

$$
FORECASTER...HEWITT
REQUESTED BY...WILL BARNUM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150503.RUGGL.01/CAR


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