Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for Pelona Mtn RX...Gila National Forest
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
818 AM MDT Thu Apr 20 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...
Today will be warm and very dry with breezy to windy conditions
developing this afternoon across the forecast area. Daytime Min RH
values will be in the single digits with high haines and
excellent vent rates. These combined condtions will lead to a
few hours of critical fire weather concerns around or near the
burn site. Overnight recoveries will be poor with lingering breezes.
Spotty critical fire weather concerns near the burn site will continue
Friday with more prevalent drier and windy conditions.
Good to excellent vent rates with high haines will prevail through
the up and coming weekend.



.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....72-76.
Min Humidity........5-9 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......South winds 6 to 9 mph increasing to southwest
                    12 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing Height.......11233 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West26 .
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/295791 knot-ft at 1600 local.
Ventilation Trend...Good/82490 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/278968 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Min Temperature.....36-40.
Max Humidity........22-32 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph decreasing to 6 to 8 mph after midnight.
Ventilation Trend...Excellent/202967 knot-ft by early evening and
                    poor/4000 knot-ft by late evening.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....72-76.
Min Humidity........6-10 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Northwest winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to 12 to
                    20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing Height.......9967 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West24 .
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/231210 knot-ft at 1700 local.
Ventilation Trend...Fair/51355 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/221832 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...32
Requested by...Lann Moore
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1707138.2/ABQ


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