Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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SPOT FORECAST for Turkey Track RX...BIA-TCA
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
525 AM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0730 MST on March 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...An area of low pressure moving in from the northwest
will bring increased cloud cover, showers, and strong southwest winds
this afternoon through Tuesday morning. In addition, a few thunderstorms
are possible. The system will quickly exit on Tuesday morning with
decreasing cloud cover and shower activity as well as a shift to
northerly winds.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers,
                    thunderstorms and snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 percent.
Max temperature.....53 to 55.
Min humidity........28 to 30 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Southwest winds around 10 mph increasing to
                    around 20 mph after 11 am. Gusts up to 40
                    mph. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms.
Lal.................3.
Haines Index........3 very low.
MAX VENT RATE.......Excellent (245300 knot-ft).
CLEARING INDEX......2453.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 ft agl increasing to 9000 ft agl after 11 am.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25
                    to 30 knots in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers,
                    thunderstorms and snow showers.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 percent.
Min temperature.....33 to 35.
Max humidity........73 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........West winds around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    after midnight. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms.
Lal.................3.
Haines Index........3 very low.
MIN VENT RATE.......Poor (2000 knot-ft).
CLEARING INDEX......20.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 ft agl decreasing to 1300 ft agl after 8 pm.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 10 to 15 knots.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms and snow showers
                    in the morning.
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 percent.
Max temperature.....48 to 50.
Min humidity........32 to 34 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35
                    mph. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms in the morning.
Lal.................2.
Haines Index........4 low.
MAX VENT RATE.......Excellent (154000 knot-ft).
CLEARING INDEX......1540.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 ft agl increasing to 5800 ft agl after 11 am.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to 25
                    knots in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...STEFFEN
Requested by...Burn Boss
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705254.0/FGZ
.EMAIL christopher.henrie@bia.gov



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