Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FNUS75 KFGZ 171139
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SPOT FORECAST FOR CACH FARMSTEAD RX...NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
439 AM MST THU APR 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 MST ON APRIL 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE MOVING OVER THE STATE TODAY WILL
RESULT IN CONTINUED DRY WEATHER WITH LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITY.
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSING OVER ARIZONA ON FRIDAY WILL BRING A
SLIGHT INCREASE IN DAYTIME HUMIDITY...ALONG WITH INCREASING
CLOUD COVER AND A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE CHANCE
FOR SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70 TO 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........12 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 TO 8 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD (63200 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......632.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39 TO 42.
MAX HUMIDITY........40 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MIN VENT RATE.......POOR (200 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING...DECREASING
                    TO 100 FT AGL IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71 TO 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........15 PCT.
WINDS (20 FT).......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20
                    MPH...INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    STRONGER WIND GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR ANY
                    SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT (307100 KNOT-FT).
CLEARING INDEX......3071.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 11700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
                    KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHWITZER
REQUESTED BY...KEITH KRAUSE
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140417.CACHF.01/FGZ






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