Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 271350
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR VIRGIN RX...FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
750 AM MDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
EDGE OF MID AND UPPER LEVEL CLOUDS IS NEARING THE BURN SITE THIS
MORNING. THOUGH CLOUDS MAY INCREASE SOMEWHAT...NOT EXPECTING ANY
RAIN TODAY. MAIN CONCERN TODAY WILL BE POOR VENTILATION AS
TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE VERY LIGHT. FOR WEDNESDAY...TEMPERATURES
WILL BE A LITTLE WARMER...THOUGH MAIN CHANGE WILL BE BOOST IN
VENTILATION THANKS TO BOTH HIGHER MIXING HEIGHTS AND STRONGER
TRANSPORT WINDS. PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL RETURN TO THE FORECAST
ON THURSDAY.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0800 MDT 9/27/16
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 65-69.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 23-26 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........LIGHT WINDS SWITCHING FROM THE NORTH TO EAST
                       THROUGH THE MORNING THEN SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST 8 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/48000 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/30011 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       POOR/30000 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 39-43.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 70-74 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 6 MPH.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/20000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/2000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 67-71.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 21-25 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 4 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTHEAST 7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST 14 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/109723 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/33012 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/109723 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...34

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REQUESTED BY...BRIAN BOLSER
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160927.VIRGI.02/ABQ


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