Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 241006
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR PERDIDA...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
406 AM MDT MON AUG 24 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
UPPER HIGH TO BECOME CENTERED OVER COLORADO BY TUESDAY LEADING TO
SUBTLE CHANGES IN STORM MOTION. FAIR TO POOR VENT RATES TODAY AND
TONIGHT BEFORE IMPROVING TUESDAY.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. HAZE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 67-71 AT OBS SITE.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 30-35 PERCENT AT OBS SITE.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
                       BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                       AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                       NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH 5 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/54000 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/23793 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       FAIR/52500 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 47-51 AT OBS SITE.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 76-81 PERCENT AT OBS SITE.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/18000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/2000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR TUESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 68-72 AT OBS SITE.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 32-37 PERCENT AT OBS SITE.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 8 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/77337 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/25286 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/77337 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.

$$

REQUESTED BY...RICHARD A WALLACH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150823.PERDI.02/ABQ


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