Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Spot Forecast for Whiskey Fire...USDA-Forest Service
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
402 AM MST Fri Sep 20 2019

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 0600 MST on September 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the
National Weather Service in Flagstaff, AZ

.DISCUSSION...Look for dry conditions with warm daytime temperatures
through Saturday. A bit breezy today with lighter winds on Saturday.
Ventilation during the afternoons will be excellent but
overnight, with a dry air mass in place, strong inversions and the
resulting drainage flow is apt to develop. Low potential for plume
dominated fire growth.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
Min humidity........18 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds around 5 mph until 8:00 AM
                    increasing to 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 25 mph by Noon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to 25 to 35
                    mph in the late morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 34.
Max humidity........40 to 50 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph until 7:00 PM
                    becoming downslope/down valley at 1 to 5 mph
                    by midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Min Vent Rate.......Poor.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph late in the evening, then shifting to the
                    east overnight.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 71.
Min humidity........16 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Downslope/down valley winds at 1 to 5 mph until
                    8:00 AM becoming southwest around 10 mph by
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

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Forecaster...MCCOLLUM
Requested by...Keith V Halloran
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1915209.10/FGZ
.DELDT 09/20/19
.FormatterVersion 1.0.26
.EMAIL keith.halloran@usda.gov


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