Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PERDIDA...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
628 AM MDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
DAILY ROUNDS OF SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AS A RICH MONSOON MOISTURE PLUME OVERSPREADS THE AREA
FROM THE SOUTHWEST. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE
EAST OR EAST NORTHEAST AT SPEEDS FROM 15 TO 25 MPH. THE HIGHEST
PROBABILITIES ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY. AFTER A FEW DAYS OF WETTER
WEATHER AND COOLING TEMPERATURES...SUNDAY AND MONDAY WILL BRING
DRY WEATHER WITH A WARMING TREND.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......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.......10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT AFTER NOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 61-65.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 47-52 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH INCREASING TO 7
                       TO 11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 16 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/127500 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/97333 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/64000 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 47-51.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 79-84 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 11 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/48000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/5710 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 59-63.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 52-57 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 20 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/147222 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/42593 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/147222 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...44

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REQUESTED BY...RICHARD A WALLACH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150903.PERDI.01/ABQ


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