Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BALBERO...SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
346 PM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

DISCUSSION...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA TIL
SUNSET THEN SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST THIS EVENING. HUMIDITY RECOVERIES
OVERNIGHT WILL TREND HIGHER THAN THE PAST SEVERAL NIGHTS AS A FEW
BETTER MOISTURE WORKS ACROSS THE SANGRE DE CRISTOS. MAX TEMPERATURES
WILL REMAIN BELOW NORMAL FRIDAY WITH WINDY NORTHWEST WINDS AGAIN. A
FEW MORE SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A STORM ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH SUNSET.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......5 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 68-70.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 22-27 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH SOUTHWEST 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                       23 MPH. ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE NEAR VIRGA.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......17000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 25 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/412948 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/210959 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING
                       AND EXCELLENT/412948 KNOT-FT BY MID
                       AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......5 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 38-42.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 55-60 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH THROUGH 8 PM
                       BECOMING WEST THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN NORTHWEST
                       AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUST TO 22 MPH IN THE EVENING.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/362500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING
                       AND POOR/7500 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 63-67.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 20-25 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE MORNING
                       INCREASING TO 12 TO 22 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 26 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/213259 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/145719 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING
                       AND EXCELLENT/213259 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...42

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REQUESTED BY...5-36
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160526.BALBE.01/ABQ



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