Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BUCKHORN...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
841 AM MST FRI MAY 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0825 MST ON MAY 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE THE BEST SERVICE WE CAN, IF TIME PERMITS
PLEASE USE THE FEEDBACK OPTION TO SEND BACK THE WEATHER THAT
OCCURRED DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD YOU REQUESTED. AN EXAMPLE, THE
HIGH TEMP, MIN RH AND WIND SPEED FOR THE DAY OR THE WEATHER THAT WAS
OCCURRING DURING YOUR PRESCRIBED BURN.

.DISCUSSION...SLIGHTLY STRONGER WINDS COMPARED TO YESTERDAY...WITH
WINDS BECOMING OUT OF THE WEST MUCH QUICKER...SOME VARIABILITY WILL
EXIST IN DIRECTION WHILE WINDS ARE LIGHT IN THE MORNING. WINDS WILL
THEN BECOME WEST TO NORTHWEST...WITH A FEW GUSTS UP TO AROUND 18 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.

SLIGHT INCREASE IN MOISTURE THIS WEEKEND...AND A SLIGHT DECREASE IN
TEMPERATURES. A SYSTEM WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS STARTING MONDAY INTO TUESDAY BEFORE DRY CONDITIONS
RETURN.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SOME CUMULUS CLOUDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90 DEGS.
MIN HUMIDITY........6 TO 9 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 6 TO
                    11 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 18 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......0 PCT.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.

TIME (MST)          10 AM    NOON    2 PM    4 PM
TEMP                80       86      89      89
RH                  13       11      10      9
WIND DIR            W        NW      NW      NW
WIND SPD            2-5      5-8     6-10    8-11

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60 DEGS.
MAX HUMIDITY........34 TO 37 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......0 PCT.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW TO MODERATE.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 88 DEGS.
MIN HUMIDITY........11 TO 14 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......0 PCT.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW TO MODERATE.

$$
FORECASTER...HUMPHREYS
REQUESTED BY...SCOTT GARCIA
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150501.BUCKH.01/TWC

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