Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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SPOT FORECAST FOR COMPARTMENT 17...TRUXTON CANON AGENCY/BIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
533 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0600 MST ON JANUARY 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY WEATHER WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST FOR TODAY.
EXPECT AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF WINTER WEATHER TO ARRIVE BY THURSDAY
WITH A SERIES OF STORMS AFFECTING THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY,
WITH GOOD CHANCES FOR RAIN AND SNOW AS WELL AS GUSTY WINDS. AFTER
A BRIEF BREAK ON SUNDAY, ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE ANTICIPATED EARLY
NEXT WEEK.


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR (37400 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......374.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 2300 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15
                    KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIN VENT RATE.......POOR (1300 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......13.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
                    25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.


.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO
                    35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD (48900 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......489.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    25 TO 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

FORECASTER...DANIEL
REQUESTED BY...CHRIS K MOORE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700495.0/FGZ
.EMAIL CHRISTOPHER.MOORE@BIA.GOV



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