Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CUERNO...SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1028 AM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH
AFTERNOON AND EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
STEERS A STREAM OF MONSOON MOISTURE OVER THE AREA. DRIER AIR WILL
FILTER IN FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH SPOTTIER...GUSTY AND LESS
WETTING SHOWERS AND STORMS EARLY NEXT WEEK. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL
VARY AROUND 7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL TODAY AND SATURDAY BEFORE
TRENDING CLOSER TO NORMAL THIS WEEKEND.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
                       OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 69-70.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 40-41 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                       OUT OF THE SOUTH 6-8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 7 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/70000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/23437 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/70000 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 45-47.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 90-92 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                       5 TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/8000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 69-70.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 39-40 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 16 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/168000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/78193 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/168000 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.

FORECASTER...44

$$

REQUESTED BY...ANDRE CORDOVA
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160825.CUERN.01/ABQ


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