Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Spot Forecast for Verde RX...USFS
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
Issued by National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
712 AM MST Fri Feb 21 2020

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 MST on February 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the
National Weather Service in Flagstaff, AZ

.DISCUSSION...
Dry conditions are expected today with southeast winds prevailing
this morning before becoming light this afternoon. Rain chances
will increase tonight and continue for much of Saturday as the
next winter system pushes into the area. Isolated storms will be
possible Saturday afternoon which could produce erratic, gusty
winds if in the area. Otherwise, south to southwest winds are
expected Saturday at speeds of 10 to 15 mph.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........32 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds around 10 mph in the morning
                    becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Max Vent Rate.......Good.
Clearing Index......629.
Mixing height.......4700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers overnight.
Chance of pcpn......20 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 39.
Max humidity........99 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds. Gusts up to 15 mph after 3 am.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Min Vent Rate.......Poor.
Clearing Index......4.
Mixing height.......600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers through the day. Slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Chance of pcpn......100 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 47.
Min humidity........71 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South to southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    20 mph. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Max Vent Rate.......Fair.
Clearing Index......376.
Mixing height.......1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    late in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...VEF BACKUP
Requested by...Alexander Pfoutz
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 2002637.0/FGZ
.DELDT 02/21/20
.FormatterVersion 1.0.26
.EMAIL apfoutz@fs.fed.us



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