Suppression Forecast
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FNUS75 KTWC 161614
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SUNSET RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
914 AM MST THU APR 16 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MST ON APRIL 16.
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...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL OCCUR TODAY WITH THE
LOWEST VALUES LIKELY BETWEEN 1400 AND 1600 LST. WINDS OVER THE BURN
AREA WILL SHIFT FROM A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION TO MORE OF A WESTERLY
DIRECTION BETWEEN 1000 AND 1100 LST BEFORE DEVELOPING A SLIGHT
NORTHWESTERLY COMPONENT BETWEEN 1300 AND 1400 LST. WIND SPEEDS OF
8 TO 12 MPH THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE TO BETWEEN 12 AND 15 MPH BETWEEN
1100 AND 1300 LST. A FEW GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE BETWEEN
1300 AND 1600 LST THIS AFTERNOON...ALTHOUGH SOME SHELTERING FROM THE
STRONGEST WIND SPEEDS WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE TO TERRAIN TO THE WEST OF
THE BURN AREA. WIND SPEEDS WILL BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER 1800 THIS
EVENING WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55 TO 58 DEGS.
MIN HUMIDITY........7 TO 10 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 12 TO 17 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    INCREASING TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30 DEGS.
MAX HUMIDITY........43 TO 46 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 11 TO 16 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55 TO 58 DEGS.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 TO 23 PCT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF RAIN......10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.

$$
FORECASTER...FRENCH
REQUESTED BY...JOE NAMES
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150416.SUNSE.01/TWC

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