Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Spot Forecast for Snake Ridge...USFS
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
951 AM MST Thu May 25 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1000 MST on May 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the
National Weather Service in Flagstaff, AZ

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...West-southwest winds will increase through the afternoon
with gusts up to 35 mph expected. Areas of critical fire weather
conditions are expected between 11 AM and 8 PM. Windy
conditions will continue on Friday with some cooling. Marginal critical
fire conditions will be possible again near the Snake Ridge Fire Friday.

Saturday through Monday...Warmer condtions are in store for the the
Memorial Day Weekend with less wind.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........14 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds around 20 mph with gusts up to
                    35 mph.
Lal.................1.
Haines Index........4 low.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent (200400 knot-ft).
Clearing Index......2004.
Mixing height.......3600 ft agl late in the morning increasing to
                    7700 ft agl in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph increasing to around 30
                    mph late in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 44.
Max humidity........43 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph decreasing to 10 mph after midnight.
Lal.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
Min Vent Rate.......Poor (1800 knot-ft).
Clearing Index......18.
Mixing height.......4500 ft agl early in the evening decreasing to
                    1000 ft agl in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph decreasing to around 10
                    mph.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 67.
Min humidity........20 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph.
Lal.................1.
Haines Index........3 very low.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent (137100 knot-ft).
Clearing Index......1371.
Mixing height.......700 ft agl increasing to 5700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to southwest 25
                    to 30 mph in the late morning and afternoon.

$$

Forecaster...MERRIMAN
Requested by...Sean Henning
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1710074.0/FGZ
.EMAIL flagstaff.dispatch@gmail.com


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