Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HIGHWAY RX...NM-SCD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1015 AM MDT THU APR 10 2014

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

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

DISCUSSION...DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS TO PERSIST THROUGH
SATURDAY.  FOR TODAY...WINDS SHOULD REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL
CRITERIA...BUT SINGLE DIGIT RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED WITH AN UNSTABLE
ATMOSPHERE...EVEN A FEW HOURS OF SUPER HAINES THIS AFTERNOON. POOR
RH RECOVERIES OVERNIGHT. A LITTLE COOLER ON FRIDAY WITH SLIGHT
DECREASES IN WIND SPEEDS AND CONTINUED UNSTABLE CONDITIONS.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 1030 MDT 4/10/14
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72-76.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 4-9 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                       WEST 13 TO 18 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
                       TO 25 MPH.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...16500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..WEST 23 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/373389 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/148721 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING EXCELLENT/373389 KNOT-FT BY
                       MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 36-40.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 16-21 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO 7 TO 9
                       MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH EARLY
                       EVENING.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/275500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING
                       BECOMING POOR/0 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70-74.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 6-11 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTHWEST 8 TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...15500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTHWEST 12 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/178926 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/113970 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING EXCELLENT/178926 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...05

$$

REQUESTED BY...ETHAN SENO
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140410.HIGHW.01/ABQ






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