Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PERDIDA...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
515 AM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

DISCUSSION...
SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WITH WETTING RAIN TO BE SCATTERED
ACROSS THE AREA TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING. CELL MOTION MAINLY TO
THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST TODAY AND TONIGHT. A WEAK FRONT MAY PUSH A
RELATIVELY LIGHT NORTHEAST TO EAST WIND INTO THE AREA FRIDAY...WITH
STORM MOTION POSSIBLY SLOWER AND MORE ERRATIC. VENT RATES ONLY FAIR
TO POOR FRIDAY.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 67-71.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 40-45 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 18 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       WEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 19 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/158625 KNOT-FT AT 1300 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/119841 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/144000 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
                       CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 46-50.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 77-82 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/93500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/25000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 65-69.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 40-45 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                       THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/48000 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/44607 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       POOR/30000 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FORECASTS FOR WINDS ARE 20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS AND MUST BE ADJUSTED
ACCORDING TO FUEL TYPE AND SHELTERING TO GET EYE LEVEL WIND SPEED.

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REQUESTED BY...RICHARD A WALLACH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150826.PERDI.01/ABQ


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