Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PETE RX...USFS/COCONINO NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
949 AM MST WED APR 27 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MST ON APRIL 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING WEATHER SYSTEM. OTHERWISE, LOOK FOR MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES AND DRY CONDITIONS TODAY. OVERNIGHT, SHOWERS WILL BE ON
THE INCREASE, CONTINUING ON THURSDAY. PRECIPITATION ON THURSDAY COULD
MIX WITH SNOW AND A STRAY THUNDERSTORM WILL BE POSSIBLE.
LOOKING AT 0.10-0.20 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN TERMS OF LIQUID AMOUNTS.
AFTERNOON VENTILATION WILL BE VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT EACH DAY.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT (120800 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......1208.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...MIXING
                    WITH SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIN VENT RATE.......POOR (2700 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......27.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO
                    1700 FT AGL IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    30 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD (87200 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......872.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL EARLY IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
                    5800 FT AGL IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

$$
FORECASTER...MCCOLLUM
REQUESTED BY...FLAGSTAFF DISPATCH
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160427.PETER.01/FGZ



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