Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 102115
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SPOT FORECAST FOR GALLINAS RX...SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
215 PM MST WED DEC 10 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER NEW MEXICO TONIGHT
AND CONTINUE IN PLACE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THE WEAK BACKDOOR
FRONT THAT PUSHED UP AGAINST THE EAST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTOS
THIS MORNING WILL KEEP LIGHT EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS GOING THROUGH
THIS EVENING BEFORE THE TYPICAL DOWNSLOPE DRAINAGE WINDS TAKE OVER
LATE THIS EVENING. AS THE RIDGE AXIS SHIFTS EAST OF THE AREA THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...A LEE SURFACE TROUGH WILL DEVELOP. WEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP
ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTOS AROUND MID- DAY THURSDAY.


   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLEAR.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 32-35.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 39-44 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/9000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/2333 KNOT-FT LATE-EVENING.

FOR THURSDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 59-63.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 8-13 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST-SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS TO 15
                       MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..WEST 15 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/36040 KNOT-FT AT 1300 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/20731 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       POOR/32000 KNOT-FT 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...33

$$

REQUESTED BY...BURN BOSS
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141210.GALLI.01/ABQ












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