Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for SFWS Rx...USFS
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
745 AM MST Thu Nov 16 2017

If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A changing weather pattern with an approaching trough from the
Pacific NW. Westerly winds will start to increase this afternoon
with terrain dominated winds. Mountain wave activity could cause an
occasional stronger gust this afternoon, but the strongest wind
activity will begin late Friday morning through the afternoon.
Cloud cover will increase Friday with light rain possible in the
afternoon. Colder temperatures flow into the region behind the front
Saturday.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....57-61.
Min Humidity........22-26 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Down valley shifting to West by late morning to
early afternoon 6 to 14 mph. A gust up to 20-25
mph possible at higher elevations in afternoon.
Mixing Height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 22 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Good/66000 knot-ft at 1400 local.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/10600 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    good/66000 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Min Temperature.....37-41.
Max Humidity........49-53 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......West winds 9 to 10 mph.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/0 knot-ft by early evening and poor/0
                    knot-ft by late evening.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of Pcpn......20 percent.
Max Temperature.....53-59.
Min Humidity........27-35 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Windy. West winds 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16
                    to 26 mph by noon with gusts to around 30 mph
in the afternoon, 35-40 mph at ridgetop.
Mixing Height.......4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 35 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Very good/140000 knot-ft at 1400 local.
Ventilation Trend...Poor/5811 knot-ft around mid morning and very
                    good/140000 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...24
Requested by...Luke McLarty
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1718914.0/ABQ



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