Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PINO...SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
839 AM MDT SUN AUG 24 2014

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

DISCUSSION...MOSTLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH VERY LOW
LIKELIHOOD OF A STRAY SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPING THIS
AFTERNOON OR THIS EVENING. LIGHT AND TERRAIN DOMINATED WINDS WILL
GRADUALLY SHIFT TO A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION BY EARLY TO MID
AFTERNOON TODAY WHILE TEMPERATURES WARM UP A FEW DEGREES ABOVE
YESTERDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW HUMIDITY TO DROP TO ABOUT 30 TO 35
PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. GOOD HUMIDITY RECOVERY IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
AND BY MONDAY A SIGNIFICANT CHANGE TO THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL
UNFOLD AS MORE MOISTURE ARRIVES WITH INCREASING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.


FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE MORNING WITH INCREASING
                       CLOUDS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON. ANY STORMS WILL DRIFT FROM
                       SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70-74.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 30-35 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 6 MPH...THEN
                       BECOMING SOUTHWEST AT 6 TO 10 MPH BETWEEN
                       NOON AND 1400. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...8500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTHWEST 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/86805 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/64722 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING GOOD/86805 KNOT-FT BY
                       MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 49-53.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 65-70 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH...BECOMING LIGHT AND
                       TERRAIN DOMINATED AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/80000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING BECOMING
                       FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR MONDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 69-73.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 36-41 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 6 MPH...THEN
                       SOUTHWEST 7 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...10500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTHWEST 14 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/64970 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/42193 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING GOOD/60000 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...52

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REQUESTED BY...RENEE ISACKSON
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140824.PINO_.01/ABQ





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