Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for Highland...State Forestry
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
417 PM MDT Wed Jun 21 2017

If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
The Four Corners high is centered over eastern AZ this afternoon.
The high center will move eastward somewhat Thursday. This slight
movement is expected to result in winds shifting to the northwest Thursday
morning. Drier air will push into the area on moderate northwest winds.
A strong backdoor cold front is forecast to move through the fire area
around 2300 hours Thursday, shifting winds to northeasterly. Low level
moisture will increase behind the front along with cooler temps for Friday.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy with isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Chance of Pcpn......20 percent.
Max Temperature.....97-100.
Min Humidity........9-12 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......East winds 7 to 11 mph with gusts to 15 mph.
                    Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms.
Mixing Height.......18500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/221000 knot-ft at 1800 local.
Ventilation Trend...Very good/139944 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/220173 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Chance of Pcpn......20 percent decreasing to 0 percent after
                    midnight.
Min Temperature.....60-64.
Max Humidity........67-71 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 20 mph becoming east-southeast 6 to 9 mph after
                    midnight. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Ventilation Trend...Excellent/221000 knot-ft by early evening and
                    poor/34500 knot-ft by late evening.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....96-100.
Min Humidity........9-13 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Northwest winds 4 to 8 mph increasing to 10 to
                    14 with gusts to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......19500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 21 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/339075 knot-ft at 1600 local.
Ventilation Trend...Very good/119105 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/339075 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...33
Requested by...Mike Balizan
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1711394.0/ABQ



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