Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for Copper Hill RX...BLM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
336 AM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...Moisture will increase today as a low pressure system
approaches from Arizona. Ventilation will improve from poor in the
morning to good in the afternoon. Temperatures will be a few degrees
cooler today with thicker cloud cover. Showers and storms will move
over the area this evening with only spotty wetting rainfall amounts
expected. Excellent humidity recoveries are on tap for tonight with
light winds by morning. Southwest winds will increase Friday morning
and bring drier air and clearing skies into the area. Ventilation
will improve with stronger flow aloft.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers by late in the
                    afternoon.
Chance of Pcpn......10 percent.
Max Temperature.....63-67.
Min Humidity........21-25 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Terrain dominated less than 5 mph in the morning
                    becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 9 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Good/74232 knot-ft at 1400 local.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/30037 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    good/63000 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Chance of Pcpn......30 percent decreasing to 20 percent after
                    midnight.
Min Temperature.....39-43.
Max Humidity........85-89 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph becoming terrain
                    dominated less than 5 mph by morning. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/5000 knot-ft by early evening and
                    poor/4500 knot-ft by late evening.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....61-65.
Min Humidity........32-38 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Terrain dominated around 5 mph in the morning
                    becoming southwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon.
                    Gusts up to 21 mph in the late afternoon.
Mixing Height.......4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest17 to 19 .
Max Vent Rate.......Good/76000 knot-ft at 1500 local.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/21724 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    good/72000 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...42
Requested by...Richard A Wallach
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1717421.2/ABQ



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