Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SANTA FE WATERSHED...USFS/SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
705 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
HIGHER HUMIDITY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY TODAY DUE TO AN INFLUX OF
PACIFIC MOISTURE. CANT RULE OUT ONE TO TWO INCHES OF NEW SNOW.
PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL LOWER TONIGHT BUT RESIDUAL HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL REMAIN. VENTILATION WILL BE FAIR TO GOOD FOR 4 TO 5 HOURS
TODAY. A LITTLE DRIER WITH SLIGHTLY LOWER HUMIDITY ON THURSDAY.
VENTILATION WILL ALSO LOWER DUE TO LOWER TRANSPORT WINDS.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0930 MST 12/17/14
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 33-37.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 63-67 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........EAST/SOUTHEAST BECOMING
                       WEST 7 TO 10 MPH BETWEEN 1100 TO 1200.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..WEST 15 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/17970 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 18-22.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 92-97 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/22064 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/25758 KNOT-FT LATE-EVENING.

FOR THURSDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
                       SHOWERS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 34-38.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 58-63 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...3500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..NORTH 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/26747 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/21741 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       POOR/24500 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...TERRANCE GALLEGOS
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141217.SANTA.01/ABQ






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