Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for Mesa Poleo Rx...USFS
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1121 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...
High temperatures today will be about 20 degrees above normal despite
cirrus clouds moving overhead from the west. Minimum humidities will
be around 15 percent, and generally light southwest winds. May see a
few gusts around 15-20 mph late this afternoon. Fair RH recoveries
tonight. A storm system will arrive on Thursday with increasing winds
and rain chances, while temperatures will turn sharply cooler.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....67-71.
Min Humidity........12-16 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing Height.......10000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 23 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/230000 knot-ft at 1800 local.
Ventilation Trend...Good/74033 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/222667 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Min Temperature.....36-40.
Max Humidity........45-49 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......South winds 8 to 10 mph.
Ventilation Trend...Excellent/230000 knot-ft by early evening and
                    poor/5000 knot-ft by late evening.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy with scattered rain showers in
                    the morning, then mostly cloudy with numerous
                    rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Chance of Pcpn......40 percent increasing to 70 percent in the
                    afternoon.
Max Temperature.....52-56.
Min Humidity........27-31 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                    in the afternoon. Winds shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon, but gusty and erratic winds are expected
                    near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......12000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 24 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/276000 knot-ft at 1500 local.
Ventilation Trend...Good/99570 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/276000 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...40
Requested by...Santa Fe National Forest
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1704929.0/ABQ


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