Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MELROSE RANGE RX...GLACIER TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
647 AM MDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
THE BURN AREA WILL BE ON THE WESTERN FRINGE OF A RICH MONSOON
MOISTURE PLUME WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EACH DAY AND NIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE BEST CHANCE FOR
PRECIPITATION WILL BE ON SATURDAY. WINDS SHOULD BE A LITTLE GUSTY
EACH AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL TREND DOWNWARD THROUGH
SATURDAY BEFORE REBOUNDING A FEW DEGREES ON SUNDAY.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT 9/3/15
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 91-95.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 23-28 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10
                       TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 12 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/158761 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/75464 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/158761 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT DECREASING TO 0 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 63-67.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 64-69 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH DECREASING TO 7
                       TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       EVENING.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/138000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING
                       AND POOR/15000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 88-92.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 29-34 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                       SOUTH 12 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 17 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/187635 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/73121 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/187635 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...GARY SMITH
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150903.MELRO.01/ABQ



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