Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR 138...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1108 AM MDT TUE SEP 20 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
LOWER ATMOSPHERE TO BE MOISTENING UP FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST OVER
NEXT 36 HOURS OR SO. THE CHANCE FOR SOME SPOTTY RAIN WILL BE
INCREASING OVER THE FORECAST PERIOD...BUT WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN IS
NOT EXPECTED...AT LEAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY. MOST LIKELY SCENARIO IS
FOR LIGHT TO BRIEFLY MODERATE RAIN. VENTILATION RATES TO RANGE MOSTLY
FROM POOR TO BRIEFLY GOOD TODAY AND WEDNESDAY WHILE NIGHTTIME RH
RECOVERIES TO BE SIGNIFICANTLY BETTER TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A HIGH
                       BASED LIGHT SHOWER LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 10 PERCENT LATE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 78-82.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 12-15 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH BECOMING
                       SOUTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH IN
                       THE AFTERNOON. BRIEF MODERATE GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE NEAR VIRGA IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 8 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/79111 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/12748 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/79111 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT EARLY...30 PERCENT LATE.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 51-55.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 56-61 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH THROUGH WEST 5 TO 11 MPH. SOME
                       OCCASIONAL TERRAIN DOMINATED WIND
                       VARIABILITY LATE TONIGHT.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/68000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/1000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND A
                       SLIGHT CHANCE OF MAINLY AFTERNOON
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 69-74.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 37-42 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH BECOMING
                       SOUTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/64130 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/37235 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/64130 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.

FORECASTER...43

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REQUESTED BY...INCIDENT COMMANDER
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160920.138__.01/ABQ



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