Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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SPOT FORECAST for Compartment 17 RX...BIA-TCA
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
711 AM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1700 MST on March 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...Dry and warmer conditons are expected today, under
mostly sunny skies. A weak storm system approaching the area from
the Great Basin will keep winds mixed tonight, with a direction
shift from the northwest to the southwest. Winds will increase
Saturday, along with slightly cooler temperatures and chance for
rain and snow showers.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 54 to 56.
Min humidity........26 to 28 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
Lal.................1.
MAX VENT RATE.......Fair (29400 knot-ft).
CLEARING INDEX......294.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 ft agl in the morning increasing to 4300
                    ft agl in the afternoon.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 5 to 10 knots.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 percent.
Min temperature.....38 to 40.
Max humidity........45 to 50 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........West-southwest winds 6 to 10 mph.
Lal.................1.
MIN VENT RATE.......Poor (500 knot-ft).
CLEARING INDEX......5.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 ft agl early in the evening decreasing to
                    100 ft agl in the late evening and overnight.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South 5 to 10 knots.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 percent.
Max temperature.....51 to 53.
Min humidity........38 to 40 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Southwest winds 12 to 18 mph with gusts up to
                    25 mph.
Lal.................1.
MAX VENT RATE.......Excellent (166300 knot-ft).
CLEARING INDEX......1663.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 ft agl increasing to 6900 ft agl.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20
                    to 25 knots in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...PETERSON
Requested by...Christopher Henrie
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705097.0/FGZ
.EMAIL christopher.henrie@bia.gov



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