Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LA JARA...US PARK SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1210 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
LESS RAINFALL POTENTIAL THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. REGARDLESS...THE
ATMOSPHERE WILL DESTABILIZE EACH AFTERNOON AND CANT RULE OUT A
PASSING SHOWER OR STORM. WETTING AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LESS
THOUGH. SUNDAY HAS A BETTER SHOT AT SOME PASSING WETTING MOISTURE
BUT NOT NEARLY AS GOOD COMPARED TO LAST NIGHT. STORMS WILL TEND
TO MOVE FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL GRADUALLY LOWER WHILE TEMPERATURES GRADUALLY
RISE. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW NORMAL.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
                       PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 60-63.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 29-32 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO
                       17 MPH AS THE AFTERNOON PROGRESSES. GUSTS
                       UP TO 30 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 27 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/216000 KNOT-FT AT 1800 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/54556 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/208593 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 35-39.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 70-75 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 17 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                       5 TO 8 MPH BY 2100. GUSTS UP TO 30
                       MPH EARLY EVENING.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/216000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING
                       AND GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR SATURDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 61-64.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 26-29 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                       SOUTHWEST 9 TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 18 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/198407 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/102123 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       AND EXCELLENT/198407 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...50

$$

REQUESTED BY...JEFF LUCERO
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150522.LAJAR.01/ABQ


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