Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FNUS75 KFGZ 261716
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SYCAMORE...PIFC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
1016 AM MST THU FEB 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1010 MST ON FEBRUARY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP LATER
THIS AFTERNOON...AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE PASSES BY THROUGH THE FOUR
CORNERS AREA LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING. AN EXTENSIVE
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO TAKE SHAPE IN THE SOUTHWEST...
ESPECIALLY GOING INTO THE WEEKEND. FOR FRIDAY...LOOK FOR AN INCREASE
IN SOUTHWEST WINDS AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT INCREASES ACROSS THE REGION.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    5-10 MPH AND GUSTY IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD (90100 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......901.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO 6100
                    FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
                    15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MAX HUMIDITY........61 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MIN VENT RATE.......POOR (200 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING...DECREASING
                    TO 100 FT AGL IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH
                    10-15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT (107900 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......1079.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO 4700
                    FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...CLEMMONS
REQUESTED BY...LEA STEVENS
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150226.SYCAM.03/FGZ






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