117  
FNUS71 KBOX 271447  
FWSBOX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR BRUSH FIRE...MEMA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
1047 AM EDT SUN AUG 27 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1100 EDT ON AUGUST 27.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND WILL SLOWLY SHIFT EAST  
DURING MONDAY. EXPECT LIGHT N WINDS AT MIDDAY SHIFTING TO E THIS  
AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING, THEN BACK TO LIGHT NE TONIGHT.  
 
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES THROUGHOUT RANGING AROUND 35 TO  
50 PERCENT.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (34100 KNOT-FT).  
CEILING (KFT).......25, DECREASING TO 7.0 EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON,  
INCREASING TO 25 LATE IN THE DAY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.  
DEWPOINT............52.  
LVORI...............1.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 6 TO 7 MPH.  
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.  
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72.  
SURFACE WINDS.......EAST WINDS 6 TO 7 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4900-6700 FT AGL.  
ADI.................33.  
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 7 TO 8 MPH.  
 
TIME (EDT) 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........4 17 20 18 16 13 12  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............70 71 72 72 72 71 70  
DEWPOINT........54 54 53 53 52 52 51  
RH..............57 55 51 51 49 51 51  
HEAT INDEX (F)..70 71 72 72 72 71 70  
20 FT WIND DIR..NE NE E E E E E  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 6 6 7 7 7 7  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
SURFACE WND DIR.NE NE E E E E E  
SURFACE WND SPD.6 6 6 7 7 7 7  
SURFACE WND GST.10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
MIX HGT (KFT)...5.2 5.7 6.2 6.7 6.1 5.5 4.9  
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  
TRANSP WIND SPD.8 8 7 7 7 8 8  
LVORI...........1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
ADI.............34 35 31 32 31 35 33  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 2 2 2 2 2  
VRATE KT-FT/100036 40 37 40 37 38 34  
CEILING (KFT)...25 15 8.0 7.0 25 25 25  
 

 
FORECASTER...EVT  
REQUESTED BY...HEATHER SMITH  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1714938.0/BOX  
.EMAIL HEATHER.SMITH@MASSMAIL.STATE.MA.US  
 
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