Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FWS BDR UNIT 3 RX...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
852 AM MST THU MAR 5 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
POST COLD FRONTAL INFLUENCES WILL BE AROUND DURING THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS. THIS WILL MAINLY COME IN THE FORM OF A STABLE LAYER LOCATED
A FEW THOUSAND FEET OFF THE GROUND. VERY DRY AIR WILL BE LOCATED IN
THIS STABLE LAYER AND COULD PARTIALLY MIX DOWN TO THE SURFACE.
EITHER WAY...SURFACE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE NEAR TO SLIGHTLY BELOW
NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE AND ALLOW
FOR NORMAL DRAINAGE WINDS AT THE SURFACE DURING THE MORNING HOURS
TRENDING TOWARDS SOME SORT OF SLOPE/VALLEY INFLUENCE DURING THE
AFTERNOON. THE MOST PRONOUNCED VALLEY INFLUENCE IS LIKELY MORE ON
FRIDAY VERSUS TODAY. LIGHT WIND FLOW ALOFT AND LIGHT TO MODERATE
MIXING MEANS POOR VENTILATION THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ANOTHER
WELL BELOW FREEZING NIGHT EXPECTED TONIGHT AND EXPECT SOME FROST
ON THE FUELS IN THE FIRE LOCATION.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0930 MST 3/5/15
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......SUNNY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 50-53.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 20-23 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH THROUGH 1200 THEN
                       SOME SHIFTING WIND EAST/NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH
                       THROUGH 1500. POSSIBLE SOUTHEAST WIND
                       INFLUENCE 3 TO 5 MPH AFTER 1500.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...4500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..NORTHEAST 7 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/20000 KNOT-FT AT 1100 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/17474 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       POOR/4500 KNOT-FT MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......CLEAR.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 18-22.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 80-83 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........BRIEF SOUTH/SOUTHEAST WIND 3 TO 5 MPH
                       BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER 1900.
                       NORTHERLY DRAINAGE BY 0300 4 TO 6 MPH.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/4951 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/2000 KNOT-FT LATE-EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......SUNNY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 58-60.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 15-18 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH/NORTHEAST WIND 7 TO 9 MPH
                       BECOMING SOUTHEAST 3 TO 5 MPH DURING
                       THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTHEAST 4 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/14983 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/3891 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       POOR/14983 KNOT-FT 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...50

$$

REQUESTED BY...ANDY LOPEZ
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150305.FWSBD.01/ABQ






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