Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PERDIDA...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
619 AM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOST LIKELY DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING TODAY AND SATURDAY AS A RICH MONSOON
MOISTURE PLUME CROSSES. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE
EAST OR EAST NORTHEAST AT SPEEDS FROM 15 TO 30 MPH. SOUTHWEST
WINDS WILL ALSO BE A BIT GUSTY TODAY AND SATURDAY. 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......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
                       A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                       THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 60-64.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 50-55 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........LIGHT N WIND EARLY IN THE MORNING
                       ABOUT 3 TO 5 MPH. BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST
                       IN THE AFTERNOON 6 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 20 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/70216 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 46-50.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 95-100 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 17 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/95000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/37500 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR SATURDAY
   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.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 59-63.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 58-63 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 15 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/79274 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/25985 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/79274 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 20150904.PERDI.01/ABQ


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