Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 250924
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST RIVERBED RX...ZUNI FIRE MANAGEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
324 AM MDT THU SEP 25 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
IMPROVING VENTILATION TRENDS WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY TODAY...CONTINUING INTO THE EVENING
AND GETTING STARTED EARLY AGAIN ON FRIDAY. GENTLE COOLING AND
MOISTENING TREND AS LARGE WEATHER SYSTEM OVER CALIFORNIA MOVES
TOWARD NEW MEXICO. WINDS GENERALLY FROM THE SOUTH AND WEST THROUGH
FRIDAY.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0700 MDT 9/25/14
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 83-85.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 26-29 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                       7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                       THE AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...12500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTHWEST 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/69000 KNOT-FT AT 1800 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/22089 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING GOOD/65093 KNOT-FT BY
                       MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 51-53.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 83-86 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/69000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING BECOMING
                       POOR/2500 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 80-82.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 30-33 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...11000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTH 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT AT 1800 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/40151 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING GOOD/71284 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...25

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REQUESTED BY...VALDIS NEHA
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140925.WESTR.01/ABQ







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