Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BISBEE...ARIZONA STATE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
138 AM MST FRI APR 25 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0113 MST ON APRIL 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE THE BEST SERVICE WE CAN, IF TIME PERMITS
PLEASE USE THE FEEDBACK OPTION TO SEND BACK THE WEATHER THAT
OCCURRED DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD YOU REQUESTED. AN EXAMPLE, THE
HIGH TEMP, MIN RH AND WIND SPEED FOR THE DAY OR THE WEATHER THAT WAS
OCCURRING DURING YOUR PRESCRIBED BURN.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MST THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM
SLIDES ONSHORE OFF THE WEST COAST. THE GENERAL DIRECTION WILL BE
OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST...WHICH GIVEN FIRE LOCATION COULD SEE SOME
DOWNSLOPE ENHANCEMENT OF THE WINDS. EVEN WITHOUT THE ENHANCEMENT
WINDS WILL BE BREEZY OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. TOMORROW`S WINDS
WILL BE EVEN STRONGER AS THE MAIN WIND MAXIMUM EDGES OVER THE FIRE
AREA. AS THE TROUGH SLIDES ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY A COLD FRONT
WILL PUSH THRU. AT THIS TIME THE STRONGEST WINDS LOOK TO BE AHEAD OF
THE FRONT...THOUGH WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL STILL BE FAIRLY
ROBUST JUST MORE OUT OF THE WEST. GOOD NEWS IS THAT MOISTURE WILL
ALSO INCREASE SATURDAY...WITH EVEN A LOW END CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
IN THE DAY. A FAIRLY STABLE AIRMASS ABOVE 10000 FT WHICH COULD LIMIT
CONVECTION...THOUGH THERE WILL BE POTENTIAL FOR LIGHTNING LATE
SATURDAY AS WELL.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74 TO 77 DEGS.
MIN HUMIDITY........7 TO 10 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST 17 TO 22 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH INCREASING TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 54 DEGS.
MAX HUMIDITY........28 TO 31 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. SOUTHWEST 17 TO 22 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40
                    MPH DECREASING TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65 TO 68 DEGS.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 TO 23 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST 16 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40
                    MPH INCREASING TO 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...FIRE WEATHER FORECASTER
REQUESTED BY...KENNY GAYNOR
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140425.BISBE.01/TWC

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