Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 252242
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH...FS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
442 PM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
UPPER LOW CENTERED OVER SOUTHERN CA THIS AFTERNOON WILL INCH
EASTWARD TONIGHT AND ACROSS NORTHWEST NM THURSDAY. MOUNTAIN TOP
WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM SOUTHWEST TONIGHT TO WESTERLY THURSDAY AND
STRENGTHEN SOMEWHAT BUT NOTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY FOR THIS TIME
OF YEAR. WINDS TREND TO THE NORTHWEST THURSDAY NIGHT AS THE LOW
MOVES INTO NE NM. CONTINUED DRY WITH OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERY TONIGHT
FAIR TO POOR WITH SOME IMPROVEMENT THURSDAY NIGHT DUE TO COOLER
TEMPERATURES. MOISTURE TO BE RATHER LIMITED WITH THE UPPER LOW...
BUT THERE MAY BE ENOUGH IN THE MID LEVELS FOR SOME VIRGA WITH
GUSTY VARIABLE WINDS THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE VICINITY OF THE
BURN SITE.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLEAR.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 41-45.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 28-33 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH BECOMING WEST 7
                       TO 12 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30
                       MPH.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/275000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING
                       AND POOR/16000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR THURSDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
                       PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 64-70.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 13-18 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH INCREASING TO 12
                       TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30
                       MPH.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 24 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/317967 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/152181 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING
                       AND EXCELLENT/317967 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.

$$

REQUESTED BY...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160525.NORTH.01/ABQ



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