Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 171037
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SPOT FORECAST FOR JACKS LAKE RX...ZUNI FIRE MANAGEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
437 AM MDT SUN AUG 17 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
ALTHOUGH SOME DRIER AIR HAS WORKED INTO WESTERN NEW MEXICO...THERE
WILL STILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS...AND CELL
MOTION WILL BE A SLOW DRIFT THE SOUTHWEST AND WEST TODAY THROUGH
MONDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR TO ABOVE AVERAGE. BY MONDAY NIGHT
THE UPPER AIR PATTERN WILL CHANGE...AND ALLOW FOR AN INCREASE IN
MOISTURE AND WETTING RAIN CHANCES. CELL MOTION WILL ALSO CHANGE
DIRECTION...MOVING FROM THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST. HIGH TEMPERATURES
WILL COOL TO BELOW AVERAGE FOR THE MIDDLE OF THIS WEEK.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT 8/17/14
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 82-86.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 20-25 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH BECOMING
                       NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                       THE AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...14500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..NORTHEAST 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/80233 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/29156 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING GOOD/80233 KNOT-FT BY
                       MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 50-55.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 71-76 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/78000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING BECOMING
                       POOR/4000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR MONDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 81-85.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 22-27 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...12500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTHWEST 17 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/95263 KNOT-FT AT 1900 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/43093 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING GOOD/83395 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.

$$

REQUESTED BY...HEATH WEEKOOTY
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140817.JACKS.01/ABQ






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