686  
FNUS71 KCAR 131553  
FWSCAR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR LEADBETTER POND FIRE...MAINE FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
1153 AM EDT FRI JUL 13 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1200 EDT ON JULY 13.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE AT 207-492-0166.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE IS MOVING TO THE EAST OF THE AREA TODAY. WINDS WILL BE  
SOUTHEASTERLY TODAY AND SOUTHERLY TONIGHT.  
 
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 (25-35 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.  
WIND SHIFT..........NO WIND SHIFT IS EXPECTED TODAY  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400-7300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO EXCELLENT (28100-69800 KNOT-FT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (EDT) 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........25 30 35 37 36 36  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........NO NO NO NO NO NO  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1 1  
TEMP............68 71 74 77 80 78  
RH..............54 49 43 39 36 39  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..4 4 5 5 5 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.3 3 4 4 4 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.  
MIX HGT (KFT)...6.4 6.8 7.1 7.3 7.3 7.1  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.5 7 8 9 10 12  
VRATE KT-FT/100028 39 49 58 66 70  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
WIND SHIFT..........NO WIND SHIFT IS EXPECTED TONIGHT  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-6900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 3800-4900 FT AGL  
LATE IN THE EVENING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 TO 17 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (57600-70400 KNOT-FT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5  
MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
 
TIME (EDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........36 36 35 33 31 29 29 30 30 37 43 50  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
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............76 73 71 69 67 65 63 60 58 56 54 52  
RH..............43 49 55 61 65 70 75 81 86 93 96 100  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S SE SE S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..4 4 3 3 4 4 3 3 3 4 5 5  
20 FT WIND GUST. 4 4 4 4 4  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S S SE SE S S S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.3 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 3 4 4  
EYE LVL WND GST. 3 3 3 3 3  
MIX HGT (KFT)...6.9 6.7 6.3 5.9 5.4 4.9 4.5 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.9 4.0  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.12 12 12 13 15 16 17 17 17 17 17 17  
VRATE KT-FT/100069 65 64 67 70 70 67 62 58 58 59 61  
 

 
FORECASTER...MIGNONE  
REQUESTED BY...ROBBY GROSS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1812752.1/CAR  
.DELDT 07/13/18  
.EMAIL ROBBY.GROSS@MAINE.GOV  
 
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