Suppression Forecast
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FNUS75 KTWC 171510
FWSTWC

Spot Forecast for BARREL...USFS
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
810 AM MST Thu May 17 2018

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 0900 MST on May 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
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.DISCUSSION...NEAR RED FLAG CONDITIONS are expected for the fire
location, with surrounding mountains under a Red Flag Warning
until 7 PM this evening. Gusty winds and very low RH values with
poor overnight recoveries today. Winds will diminish somewhat
Friday but still be above average. A modest improvement in
overnight RH recoveries is expected Friday night.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 90 degs.
Min humidity........2 to 5 pct.
20-foot Winds.......Southwest winds increasing to 9 to 15 mph
                    by late morning and early afternoon. Gusts
                    up to 35 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 percent.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......6900-8800 ft AGL increasing to 10300-12000 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 knots.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....50 to 53 degs.
Max humidity........24 to 27 pct.
20-foot Winds.......Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph in the evening,
                    diminishing to 6 to 10 mph overnight. Gusts
                    up to 30 mph in the early evening.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 percent.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......9300 ft AGL decreasing to 0-300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 6 to 10 knots.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....83 to 86 degs.
Min humidity........4 to 7 pct.
20-foot Winds.......South winds 5 to 6 mph shifting to the west 8
                    to 13 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 percent.
Haines Index........5 moderate.
Mixing Height.......100-1100 ft AGL increasing to 10300-11200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 12 knots.

$$
Forecaster...MEYER
Requested by...DARREL HOWELL
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1810225.0/TWC

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