Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GALLINAS RX...SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
217 PM MDT WED SEP 24 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE SOUTH FROM THE SPINE
OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTOS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND MAY IMPACT
THE GALLINAS RX. EXCELLENT RH RECOVERY IS FORECAST OVERNIGHT...BUT
VENT RATES WILL BECOME POOR THEN STRUGGLE THURSDAY TO POP UP INTO
THE FAIR CATEGORY.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 1425 MDT 9/24/14
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 74-78.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 38-43 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       EAST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS
                       IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..NORTHEAST 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/63000 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/45007 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING FAIR/45000 KNOT-FT BY
                       MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE EVENING.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 48-52.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 87-92 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       WEST 5 TO 8 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/29778 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING BECOMING
                       POOR/28000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR THURSDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 74-78.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 37-41 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH BECOMING
                       SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTH 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/36000 KNOT-FT AT 2100 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/11081 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING POOR/8000 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...11

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REQUESTED BY...L SANDOVAL
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140924.GALLI.01/ABQ





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