Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FNUS75 KTWC 061553
FWSTWC

SPOT FORECAST FOR J6 RX...AZSF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
853 AM MST WED MAY 6 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MST ON MAY 06.
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...A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASED WINDS
THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH FRIDAY HAVING THE STRONGEST WINDS. WINDS STRONGER
TODAY OVER TUESDAY...WITH A SLIGHTLY EARLIER START. THAT TREND CONTINUES
ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...WITH STRONGER WINDS OCCURRING EARLIER EACH DAY.
STRONGEST WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE FROM THE SOUTHWEST...BECOMING MORE FROM
THE WEST LATER IN THE WEEK. WIND AND RH LEVELS MAY BRIEFLY TOUCH CRITICAL
LEVELS FOR SPOTTY AREAS...MAINLY FRIDAY BUT WITH MODERATE FUEL DRYNESS
LEVELS...CONDITIONS WILL BE MARGINAL. THERE IS A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE WHITE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY OTHERWISE DRY CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80 TO 83 DEGS.
MIN HUMIDITY........9 TO 12 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT DRAINAGE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 12 MPH.
                    INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 14 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    UP TO 23 TO 28 MPH IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......0 PCT.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49 TO 52 DEGS.
MAX HUMIDITY........59 TO 62 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS 15 TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EARLY EVENING. WINDS DIMINISHING AFTER
                    SUNSET...BECOMING LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN...5
                    TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......0 PCT.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80 DEGS.
MIN HUMIDITY........14 TO 17 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT DRAINAGE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 MPH EARLY TO MID MORNING...INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH BY THE LATE
MORNING TO EARLY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......0 PCT.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 MPH GUSTING 27 TO 35 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 14 TO 17 PCT.
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 70S. WEST WIND AROUND 17 MPH GUSTING 25 TO 30 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
14 TO 17 PCT.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. HIGHS 72 TO 78. LIGHT WINDS. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 14 TO 17 PCT.

$$
FORECASTER...HUMPHREYS
REQUESTED BY...J ETSHOKIN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150506.J6RX_.03/TWC

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