Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 241604
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR MESTENAS  4...USFS CARSON NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1004 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
ZONAL FLOW ALOFT TODAY WITH INCREASING HIGH TO MID LEVEL CLOUDS
AS A DISTURBANCE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. WINDS INCREASING
WEDNESDAY AS THE DISTURBANCE AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE FRONT MOVE OVER
NORTHERN NEW MEXICO. MOISTURE WILL BE LACKING SO EXPECTING DRY
CONDITIONS.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0950 MDT 3/24/15
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
                       MOSTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 52-56.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 22-27 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH INCREASING TO
                       12 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
                       TO 25 MPH.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..WEST 22 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/169719 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/55989 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/169719 KNOT-FT MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 30-34.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 50-55 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
                       BECOMING TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH.
                       GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/130000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING
                       AND POOR/1000 KNOT-FT LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 49-53.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 18-23 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH INCREASING TO
                       WEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
                       TO 35 MPH.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...8500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..WEST 21 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/173841 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/80898 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/170000 KNOT-FT 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...CARLOS MURILLO
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150324.MESTE.01/ABQ





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