Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for Cedar Springs Rx...USFS Santa Fe NF
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
754 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...
After dry weather, light winds and poor-to-fair ventilation with
increasing high clouds today, an upper level trough will cross
Thursday afternoon and evening with scattered to isolated showers and
thunderstorms and improving ventilation. Rain amounts around 0.05 to
0.15 of an inch will be possible in the burn area. Temperatures on
Thursday will trend downward a few degrees compared to today`s
readings. Winds will become gusty on Friday and the weather will dry
out as another upper level trough crosses the northern and central
Rockies. Much cooler temperatures are expected with a gusty Pacific
cold front on Saturday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy with thickening high cirrus.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....68-72.
Min Humidity........12-16 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Light and variable becoming west around 5 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 8 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Fair/51422 knot-ft at 1300 local.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/21691 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    fair/42000 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy with abundant high cirrus.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Min Temperature.....33-37.
Max Humidity........72-76 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Light and variable.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/5000 knot-ft by early evening and poor/0
                    knot-ft by late evening.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms
                    in the afternoon.
Chance of Pcpn......10 percent increasing to 20 percent in the
                    afternoon.
Max Temperature.....66-70.
Min Humidity........27-31 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Light and variable becoming southwest around 6
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 8 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Good/76247 knot-ft at 1400 local.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/26441 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    good/76000 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...44
Requested by...Randy Prewett
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1717277.2/ABQ



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