Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for SFWS Rx...USFS
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
653 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...
Relatively warm and windy conditions will prevail today in advance
of a cold front, forecast to push through tonight. Excellent vent
rates are anticipated, but will trend down and become poor behind
the front for Saturday.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of Pcpn......20 percent.
Max Temperature.....55-59.
Min Humidity........28-33 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Windy. West winds 10 to 16 mph increasing to 18
                    to 28 mph with gusts to around 32 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 40 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/222485 knot-ft at 1500 local.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/26548 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/222485 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
                    evening, then slight chance of snow showers
                    after midnight.
Chance of Pcpn......30 percent.
Min Temperature.....28-32.
Max Humidity........55-59 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Windy. West winds 20 to 30 mph shifting to the
                    north 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
Ventilation Trend...Very good/140000 knot-ft by early evening and
                    fair/49635 knot-ft by late evening.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....44-48.
Min Humidity........17-21 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......North winds 7 to 15 mph shifting to the
                    west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 7 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Poor/17500 knot-ft at 1400 local.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/7700 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    poor/17500 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...11
Requested by...Adrian Porchas
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1718914.1/ABQ



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