Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 251336
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR PERDIDA...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
434 AM MDT TUE AUG 25 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
UPPER HIGH TO BECOME CENTERED OVER COLORADO TODAY THEN A
DISTURBANCE WILL PASS THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS AND NORTHERN NEW
MEXICO WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL LEAD TO CHANGES
IN STORM MOTION...ALTHOUGH ERRATIC MOTION POSSIBLE DUE TO OUTFLOW
BOUNDARIES.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. STORM MOTION
                       GENERALLY TO THE NORTHWEST.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 69-73 AT OBS SITE.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 28-33 PERCENT AT OBS SITE.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING
                       EAST TO SOUTHEAST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE
                       AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                       NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST 6 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/74548 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/27274 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/74548 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. STORM MOTION
                       GENERALLY TO THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT DECREASING TO 10 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 48-53 AT OBS SITE.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 70-75 PERCENT AT OBS SITE.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/63000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/2500 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON. STORM MOTION TO THE NORTHEAST.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 65-69 AT OBS SITE.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 45-50 PERCENT AT OBS SITE.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                       SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 13 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/108000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/47395 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/108000 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.

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REQUESTED BY...RICHARD A WALLACH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150825.PERDI.01/ABQ



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