Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for Whitman...Carson  NF
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
901 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...
Windy, dry, and unstable conditions are expected today over the fire.
Light winds this morning will become westerly and increase to 14-15 mph
with gusts to 20 mph by the afternoon. Minimum RH values will fall as low
as the single digits this afternoon. A backdoor front will be pushing
through the area tonight, bringing with it excellent RH recoveries and a
wind shift to the north after midnight. On Friday, winds will decrease
and shift to the southeast with the passage of the front. Expect increased
minimum RH values on Friday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms
over the fire Friday afternoon.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....81-85.
Min Humidity........7-11 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Light terrain dominated winds in the morning becoming
                    West winds 8 to 13 mph. Winds increasing to 14 to 15
                    mph with gusts to 20-22 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 25 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/237196 knot-ft at 1300 local.
Ventilation Trend...Excellent/198775 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/226074 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Min Temperature.....42-46.
Max Humidity........69-73 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Northwest winds 8 to 15 mph shifting to the
                    north 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Ventilation Trend...Excellent/198000 knot-ft by early evening and
                    poor/4000 knot-ft by late evening.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Chance of Pcpn......20 percent increasing to 40 percent in the
                    afternoon.
Max Temperature.....74-78.
Min Humidity........28-32 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast 6 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Gusty
                    and erratic winds expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 8 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Poor/32000 knot-ft at 1800 local.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/21000 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    poor/31178 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...54
Requested by...Red River Fire Chasers
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1711850.0/ABQ


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