Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HIGHWAY RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1015 AM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

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

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

DISCUSSION...
HIGH TEMPERATURES UP TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL COMBINED WITH
CONTINUED LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL
RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING. LIGHT SHOWERS NORTH OF THE BURN TODAY MAY RESULT IN
ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. GUSTS
MAY REACH 45 MPH IF SHOWERS ARE NEARBY. OTHERWISE...MID AND HIGH
LEVEL CLOUDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE AFTERNOON...BUT NO
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED. CLOUDS WILL DECREASE TONIGHT WITH
MARGINALLY FAIR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FOR SUNDAY AS ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES
AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS CONTINUE.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 1015 MDT 4/12/14
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 68-72.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 9-14 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                       TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35
                       MPH.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...13000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTHWEST 33 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/428807 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/232457 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING EXCELLENT/428807 KNOT-FT BY
                       MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY CLEARING AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 33-37.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 36-41 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 12 TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING
                       DECREASING BETWEEN 7 AND 12 MPH AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/356500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING
                       BECOMING POOR/6500 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

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...34

$$

REQUESTED BY...LINO BACA
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140412.HIGHW.01/ABQ







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