Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PERDIDA...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
340 AM MDT WED AUG 26 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
WETTER PATTERN TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY AS A DISTURBANCE AND PLENTIFUL
MOISTURE CROSS NORTHERN NEW MEXICO. INCREASED MOISTURE AND CLOUD
COVER WILL LEAD TO COOLER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER MINIMUM HUMIDITIES
TODAY. STORM MOTION GENERALLY TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST TODAY...TO
THE NORTHEAST AND EAST TONIGHT AND TO THE SOUTHEAST THURSDAY.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
                       THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                       THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 64-68.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 40-45 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 8
                       TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 18 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/153000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/66027 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/153000 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                       LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT DECREASING TO 40 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 47-51.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 90-95 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 18 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/80000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/31768 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR THURSDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 65-69.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 40-45 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 18 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 16 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/108681 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/65989 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/104333 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 20150825.PERDI.02/ABQ


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