477  
FNUS71 KCAR 151322  
FWSCAR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR FWS SHIP ISLAND RX BURN...FWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
822 AM EST WED NOV 15 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0900 EST ON NOVEMBER 15.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE AT 207-492-0166.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
EXPECT LIGHT NORTH WINDS, CLEAR SKIES AND TEMPERATURES RISING TOWARDS 40F.  
 
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.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.  
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........NO  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 6 TO 13 MPH...BECOMING EAST 3 TO 6  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (10600-28800 KNOT-FT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
 
TIME (EST) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........31 25 19 14 8 11 14 17 21  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
TEMP............35 37 39 40 41 41 40 39 38  
RH..............72 67 62 59 57 59 62 67 70  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N N N N NE NE E E  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
EYE LVL WND DIR.N N N N N NE NE E E  
EYE LVL WND SPD.5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3  
EYE LVL WND GST.15 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.7 2.9 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.4  
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E  
TRANSP WIND SPD.13 12 8 6 3 3 6 6 6  
VRATE KT-FT/100029 28 23 16 11 11 14 15 12  
 

 
FORECASTER...MWALKER  
REQUESTED BY...TONY DAVIS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1718792.1/CAR  
.EMAIL TONY_DAVIS@NPS.GOV  
 
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