Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR LOWELL-TYNGSBORO SF...MEMA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
614 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1755 EDT ON MAY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH EARLY MONDAY EVENING WILL
BEGIN TO SUBSIDE WITH SUNSET. DRY WEATHER PREVAILS TONIGHT HOWEVER A
COLD FRONT MAY TRIGGER A FEW SHOWERS TUESDAY MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON. THE MIN RH WILL BE 35-45 PERCENT ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE AND ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 495.
ELSEWHERE MIN RH WILL BE 45-55 PERCENT EXCEPT UP TO 65 PERCENT AT
THE COAST.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN BUILDING OVER NEW ENGLAND WEDNESDAY
BRINGING DRY AND WARM WEATHER TO OUR REGION. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WITH SEA BREEZES ALONG THE COASTS. THE MIN RH WILL BE
25-30 OVER THE INTERIOR BUT 30-40 PERCENT ALONG THE COASTS.

OUTLOOK...THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

MAINLY DRY WEATHER WITH MILD TO WARM AFTERNOONS ARE EXPECTED
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE IN CONTROL. SEA BREEZES AT
TIMES MAY RESULT IN LOCALIZED COOLER CONDITIONS ALONG THE COASTS.
WARM CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND BUT A FRONTAL
SYSTEM COULD BRING SHOWERS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. A STALLED FRONTAL
BOUNDARY ACROSS THE REGION COULD BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS INTO
MONDAY.

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MISSING.
MAX HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST
WINDS 17 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (70000-74400 KNOT-FT).
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 18 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6PM
SKY (%).............17
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........
TSTM COV............
TEMP................79
RH..................27
20 FT WIND DIR......SW
20 FT WIND SPD......18
20 FT WIND GUST.....30
EYE LVL WND DIR.....SW
EYE LVL WND SPD.....11
EYE LVL WND GST.....30
MIX HGT (KFT).......4.4
TRANSP WIND DIR.....SW
TRANSP WIND SPD.....20
LVORI...............1
ADI.................56
CWR.................0
VRATE KT-FT/1000....74

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MAX HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT...INCREASING TO 20 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 13 TO 22 MPH...DECREASING TO AROUND
                    10 MPH LATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (37800-74400
                    KNOT-FT)...DECREASING TO POOR TO POOR (900-2100
                    KNOT-FT) UNTIL JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).............17  13  11  18  25  32  38  45  52  54  55  57
WEATHER COV.........                                            ISO
WEATHER TYPE........                                            RW
TSTM COV............
TEMP................79  75  72  69  67  64  63  62  61  61  61  62
RH..................27  31  38  40  47  54  56  60  62  65  65  65
20 FT WIND DIR......SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT WIND SPD......18  18  18  16  16  15  13  13  13  12  10  10
20 FT WIND GUST.....30  30  25  25  25  20  20  20  15  15  15  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.....SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
EYE LVL WND SPD.....11  11  11  10  10  9   8   8   8   7   6   6
EYE LVL WND GST.....30  30  25  25  25  20  20  20  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT).......4.4 2.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
TRANSP WIND DIR.....SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
TRANSP WIND SPD.....20  21  22  21  20  18  17  17  16  14  13  10
LVORI...............1   1   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   3   3
ADI.................56  42  20  19  18  16  15  15  14  12  11  9
CWR.................0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   10  10  20
VRATE KT-FT/1000....74  40  1   2   2   2   2   1   1   1   2   2

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
CWR.................30 PERCENT...INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT...THEN
                    DECREASING TO 30 PERCENT IN THE
                    MORNING...DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT...DECREASING
                    TO 10 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1600 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 5400-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 8 TO 13 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2500-55400 KNOT-FT).
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

TIME (EDT)          6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............59  60  62  65  68  71  73  76  79  74  68  63
WEATHER COV.........SCT SCT SCT SCT SCT ISO ISO ISO ISO
WEATHER TYPE........RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
TSTM COV............
TEMP................63  64  65  67  69  70  72  73  74  74  73  71
RH..................62  63  60  57  53  50  47  44  43  43  44  46
20 FT WIND DIR......SW  W   W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  N   N
20 FT WIND SPD......9   8   7   7   6   6   6   5   5   5   3   3
20 FT WIND GUST.....15  15  10  10                          5   5
EYE LVL WND DIR.....SW  W   W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  N   N
EYE LVL WND SPD.....5   5   4   4   4   4   4   3   3   3   2   2
EYE LVL WND GST.....15  15  10  10                          5   5
MIX HGT (KFT).......0.3 0.4 0.5 1.6 2.7 3.8 4.6 5.4 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2
TRANSP WIND DIR.....SW  W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  W   W
TRANSP WIND SPD.....12  12  13  13  13  13  12  12  10  9   9   8
LVORI...............3   3   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
ADI.................13  13  10  26  38  34  34  36  42  37  42  55
CWR.................30  30  40  30  30  20  20  20  20  10  10  10
VRATE KT-FT/1000....3   4   6   18  30  43  46  54  55  49  49  43

$$
FORECASTER...NOCERA
REQUESTED BY...BILL DECOLA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150504.LOWEL.01/BOX


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