Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Spot Forecast for Flagstaff Hand Piles RX
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
745 AM MST Fri Feb 23 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 MST on February 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the
National Weather Service in Flagstaff, AZ

.DISCUSSION...Scattered snow showers will continue to increase through the
day Friday as a cold frontal boundary moves southeast over the area.
Snow showers will gradually taper off west to east by the late evening.
Southwest winds will be breezy 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Winds will
decrease behind cold frontal passage Friday afternoon becoming northwest at
10 to 15 mph.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers.
Chance of pcpn......80 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 23.
Min humidity........74 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
Clearing Index......1601.
Mixing height.......4500 ft agl in the morning increasing to 6300
                    ft agl in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 30 to 40 mph decreasing to around 25
                    mph late in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow showers in the evening, then
                    slight chance of snow showers after midnight.
Chance of pcpn......40 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 7 above.
Max humidity........87 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
Clearing Index......144.
Mixing height.......4700 ft agl until early morning decreasing to
                    1800 ft agl early in the morning.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph shifting to the northwest
                    around 15 mph early in the morning.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 31.
Min humidity........26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
Clearing Index......717.
Mixing height.......1300 ft agl in the morning increasing to 4100
                    ft agl in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    late in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...THORNTON
Requested by...Tony Johnson
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1802313.0/FGZ
.EMAIL AIDClogistics@dffm.az.gov



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