Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for Palmer...Santa Fe National Forest
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
931 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...Southwesterly flow aloft due to a weather system over
the Pacific Northwest will bring increasing downslope winds through
the afternoon and evening hours. Relative humidities will drop into
the upper teens between noon to 6 PM MDT with strongest winds
accompanying this time frame. Relative humidities will experience
modest recovery as southwesterly winds persist through midnight and
become upslope/upvalley overnight. Approaching weather system will
result in slightly lower high temperatures, but also higher min RH
values. Winds will be be similar to today as cross mountain flow will
help generate downsloping winds.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....75-79.
Min Humidity........16-20 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
                    to around 35 mph.
Mixing Height.......9500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 23 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/222206 knot-ft at 1700 local.
Ventilation Trend...Good/87122 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/222206 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Min Temperature.....51-55.
Max Humidity........51-55 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Southwest winds 12 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 31
                    mph in the evening.
Ventilation Trend...Excellent/187000 knot-ft by early evening and
                    poor/0 knot-ft by late evening.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....73-77.
Min Humidity........24-28 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Windy. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing
                    to 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......10500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 33 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/341963 knot-ft at 1300 local.
Ventilation Trend...Excellent/173704 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/300000 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...Bieda
Requested by...Tatanka IHC (t)
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1715864.5/ABQ



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