Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH BANCO PILES...SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
924 AM MST TUE DEC 16 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
THICK CLOUDS IN THE MID AND UPPER LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE WILL
TEMPER HEATING OF THE LOWER ATMOSPHERE TODAY WITH POOR VENTILATION
EXPECTED TO PERSIST. SOME VENT RATE IMPROVEMENT IS POSSIBLE
WEDNESDAY...BUT RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND CHANCES FOR WETTING
PRECIPITATION WILL RAMP UP AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES
NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0940 MST 12/16/14
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 36-40.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 40-45 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...2000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTH 14 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/28998 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/16607 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       POOR/24000 KNOT-FT MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                       AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 20-24.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 86-91 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH IN THE EVENING
                       BECOMING TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/6000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/1500 KNOT-FT LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 33-36.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 70-75 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH BECOMING
                       WEST 7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...4000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..WEST 16 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/56000 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/21156 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       FAIR/56000 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...11

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REQUESTED BY...BURN BOSS
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141216.NORTH.01/ABQ






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