Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for Sierra Grande...NMSF
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
107 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Dry and hot conditions today will lead to late breezy
conditions across the area. Winds will shift to the northwest around
midnight tonight as a frontal boundary slides through the area from
Colorado. Deeper moisture moving into the area Saturday will enhance
the potential for showers and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall.
High temperatures Saturday will be a few degrees cooler with higher
minimum humidity values. Storm motions will be slow and erratic.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Chance of Pcpn......5 percent.
Max Temperature.....87-91.
Min Humidity........16-21 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......South/southwest winds 10 to 14 mph.
Mixing Height.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 11 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Very good/110000 knot-ft at 1800 local.
Ventilation Trend...Fair/42648 knot-ft around mid morning and very
                    good/101770 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy in the early evening then mostly
                    clear.
Chance of Pcpn......5 percent.
Min Temperature.....62-66.
Max Humidity........64-69 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......South/southwest winds 12 to 16 mph shifting to
                    the northwest 9 to 12 mph around midnight.
Ventilation Trend...Very good/110000 knot-ft by early evening and
                    poor/0 knot-ft by late evening.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then partly cloudy
                    with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Chance of Pcpn......10 percent increasing to 50 percent in the
                    afternoon.
Max Temperature.....77-81.
Min Humidity........30-35 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Northwest winds 6 to 10 mph in the morning
                    shifting to the northeast 6 to 9 mph in the
                    early afternoon then northwest 8 to 12 mph by
                    late afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 14 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Poor/18967 knot-ft at 1000 local.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/18967 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    poor/16000 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...42
Requested by...Chris Romo
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1713134.0/ABQ



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