Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FNUS75 KTWC 041736
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SPOT FORECAST FOR J6 RX...AZSF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
1036 AM MST MON MAY 4 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...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK OVER SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
DURING THE NEXT 12 TO 18 HOURS CREATING CLOUDS AND A FEW
SHOWERS...GENERALLY NORTH OF THE PROPOSED BURN AREA. THE LOW WILL
BE TRACKING EAST OF THE AREA TUESDAY WITH GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLE IN
ITS WAKE TUESDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL MOVE
OVER ARIZONA WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY SETTING THE STAGE FOR STRONG
AND GUSTY AFTERNOON WINDS. THESE STRONG WINDS ESPECIALLY LATE WEDNESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY COULD SET THE STAGE FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A FEW MORNING SHOWERS POSSIBLE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78 TO 81 DEGS.
MIN HUMIDITY........16 TO 19 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING WEST TO SOUTHWEST
                    WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH AFTER 1100.
                    WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY THROUGH SUNSET.
LAL.................2.
CHANCE OF RAIN......10 PERCENT EARLY IN THE DAY.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR AND BREEZY IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
HIGHER GUSTS AFTER 1100. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 14 TO 19 PCT.
.THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR AND BREEZY. NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. LOWS NEAR 50.
HIGHS NEAR 80. SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. STRONGEST WINDS
AFTER 1100 AND LASTING THROUGH SUNSET. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 12 TO 15 PCT.

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FORECASTER...CANTIN
REQUESTED BY...J ETSHOKIN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150506.J6RX_.01/TWC

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