Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FNUS75 KFGZ 251248
FWSFGZ

SPOT FORECAST FOR QUAKING FIRE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
548 AM MST FRI JUL 25 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1652 MST ON JULY 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED TO THE EAST OF
ARIZONA TODAY INTO THE COMING WEEKEND ALLOWING A FAVORABLE MONSOONAL
FLOW TO CONTINUE. EXPECT A CHANCE FOR RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EACH DAY...FAVORING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. THE MAIN
STORM THREAT WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...THOUGH GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS
ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL BE CLOSE TO OR JUST ABOVE
AVERAGE...AND ARE NOT EXPECTED TO CHANCE MUCH THROUGH THE WEEKEND.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD (88500 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......885.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 7300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIN VENT RATE.......POOR (900 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......9.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING...DECREASING
                    TO 900 FT AGL IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD (64400 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......644.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 8700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHWITZER
REQUESTED BY...WDC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140724.QUAKI.01/FGZ





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