Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR AZRU PILE RX...NPS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
549 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
WINDS TO PICK UP SOME THIS AFTERNOON AND SOMEWHAT MORE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AS A DRIER AIR MASS BEGINS TO FILTER IN...MAINLY WEDNESDAY.
RESULT WILL BE VERY GOOD AFTERNOON VENTILATION RATES EXPECTED TODAY
AND EXCELLENT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE SOME CHANCE OF SPOTTY
RAIN SHOWERS BY MID OR MORE LIKELY LATE AFTERNOON...MIXING WITH OR
CHANGING TO SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. ANY ACCUMULATION SHOULD BE MAINLY
UNDER AN INCH. SLIGHTLY COLDER WEDNESDAY...BUT MINIMUM RH SHOULD BE A
LITTLE LOWER THAN TODAY.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0600 MST 3/3/15
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS
                       AFTER 2 OR 3 PM.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 39-43.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 44-49 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........MAINLY DOWNVALLEY 4 TO 9 MPH THROUGH MID
                       MORNING BECOMING WEST TO SOUTHWEST INCREASING
                       TO 7 TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. A FEW AFTERNOON
                       GUSTS BETWEEN 15 AND 20 MPH POSSIBLE.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...9000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..WEST 16 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/144000 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/43778 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/144000 KNOT-FT MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
                       ANY ACCUMULATION SHOULD BE BETWEEN A DUSTING
                       TO AT MOST AN INCH.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 20-25.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 79-84 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........BECOMING NORTHWEST 7 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/36599 KNOT-FT LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
                       SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 36-40.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 32-37 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........VARIABLE DIRECTION 4 TO 9 MPH THROUGH MID
                       MORNING THEN WEST TO NORTHWEST 12 TO 20 MPH IN
                       THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS BETWEEN 23 AND 30 MPH.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...9000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..NORTHWEST 25 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/207556 KNOT-FT AT 1300 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/132568 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       AND EXCELLENT/204000 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.

FORECASTER...43

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REQUESTED BY...MARIA VALERIO
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150303.AZRUP.01/ABQ






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