040  
FNUS71 KCAR 231955  
FWSCAR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR TEST...TEST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
355 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1600 EDT ON APRIL 23.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE AT 207-492-0166.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON WITH AREAS OF FOG DEVELOPING TONIGHT. WINDS WILL  
BE SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING  
 
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 46.  
MIN HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 10 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH FROM 415PM-615PM.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (15500 KNOT-FT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
 
TIME (EDT) 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........31 24  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........NO NO  
CWR.............0 0  
LAL.............1 1  
TEMP............46 46  
RH..............83 79  
EYE LVL WND DIR.SW SW  
EYE LVL WND SPD.5 6  
EYE LVL WND GST.15 20  
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.1 1.7  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW SW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.8 12  
VRATE KT-FT/100016 17  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST FROM 930PM-1130PM.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 14 TO 23 MPH...BECOMING WEST 17 TO 26  
MPH LATE IN THE EVENING.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (11800-38700 KNOT-FT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
 
TIME (EDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........19 13 8 9 14 19 26 32 36 38 38 37  
WEATHER COV..... ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS  
WEATHER TYPE.... FOG FOG FOG FOG FOG  
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............44 41 40 40 41 43 43 42 41 40 39 38  
RH..............86 96 100 100 96 89 89 93 96 100 100 100  
EYE LVL WND DIR.SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W  
EYE LVL WND SPD.7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 5 5  
EYE LVL WND GST.20 20 20 20 20 20 20 25 20 20 15 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.3 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.3  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W  
TRANSP WIND SPD.14 16 18 21 23 24 26 26 26 23 20 17  
VRATE KT-FT/100015 14 12 13 16 21 27 33 39 39 37 35  
 

 
FORECASTER...HEWITT  
REQUESTED BY...TEST  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1707597.0/CAR  
.EMAIL MALCOLM.WALKER@NOAA.GOV  
 
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