Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for Andrews RX...USFS Cibola NF
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1146 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

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

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
Drier NW flow today helping limit high temperatures to near 70 this
afternoon. Temperatures warm Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure
builds in from the SW with lower Min RH`s in the afternoon with a
few hours of single digit RHs from 1500 to 2000. Humidity
recoveries will be poor Wednesday night into Thursday with
widespread critical fire conditions expected Thursday with an
increase in westerly winds.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny with scattered cumulus in the
afternoon.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....69-72.
Min Humidity........11-13 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Northwest winds 14 to 17 mph peaking to 17 to
22 mph between 1500 to 1900 with gusts to
around 30 mph.
Mixing Height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 22 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/185741 knot-ft at 1600 local.
Ventilation Trend...Very good/134719 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/185741 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Min Temperature.....39-43.
Max Humidity........39-43 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Northwest winds 8 to 17 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph becoming variable draining off
the terrain by 0300.
Ventilation Trend...Excellent/154000 knot-ft by early evening and
                    poor/6000 knot-ft by late evening.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....76-80.
Min Humidity........7-11 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph increasing to west
                    13 to 18 mph after 1200.
Mixing Height.......12500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 22 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/272531 knot-ft at 1700 local.
Ventilation Trend...Good/92074 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/272531 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...24
Requested by...Tony Pacheco
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1709959.0/ABQ


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