Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Spot Forecast for Snake Ridge...USFS AZ-COF
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
1005 AM MST Wed May 24 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1000 MST on May 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the
National Weather Service in Flagstaff, AZ

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT ON THURSDAY FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM
MST...

.DISCUSSION...
Dry and warm weather will continue through Thursday. Southwest
winds will increase this afternoon, then become even gustier
Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions are forecast for
Thursday. Gusty conditions will persist on Friday.


.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 80.
Min humidity........Near 11 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph.
Lal.................1.
Haines Index........6 high.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent (189500 knot-ft).
Clearing Index......1895.
Mixing height.......5100 ft agl late in the morning increasing to
                    9200 ft agl in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph late in the afternoon.


.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 47.
Max humidity........42 to 50 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Lal.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Min Vent Rate.......Poor (1200 knot-ft).
Clearing Index......12.
Mixing height.......5600 ft agl early in the evening decreasing to
                    1400 ft agl in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 15
                    mph.


.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........Near 10 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts of 35
                    to 40 mph.
Lal.................1.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent (225100 knot-ft).
Clearing Index......2251.
Mixing height.......700 ft agl increasing to 7600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to 25 to 30
                    mph in the late morning and afternoon.

$$

Forecaster...DANIEL
Requested by...Jeff R. Walther
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1710021.0/FGZ
.EMAIL Emailajnordquist@fs.fed.usFDC,Flagstaff.dispatch@gmail.com



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