Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LA JARA...VALLES CALDERA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1043 AM MDT WED MAY 20 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FALL TODAY WITH A SLIGHT WARMUP IN
TEMPERATURES. ANOTHER MOISTURE SURGE FROM THE SOUTH AND EAST IS
EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. ONLY LIGHT SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE
TONIGHT ALTHOUGH HUMIDITY VALUES WILL SIGNIFICANTLY RISE. THE
WETTING THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MOST LIKELY THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AND WOULD TEND TO MOVE FROM SOUTHWEST TO
NORTHEAST OR SOUTH TO NORTH AS THE DAY PROGRESSES. DRIER CONDITIONS
ON FRIDAY.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
                       PARTLY CLOUDY DURING THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 62-66.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 18-23 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........EAST/SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO
                       THE SOUTH 8 TO 11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 13 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/104686 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/41006 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/104686 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS. GENERALLY LIGHTER AMOUNTS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 40-44.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 85-90 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/104000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING
                       AND POOR/36000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WETTING
                       RAIN LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 57-60.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 50-55 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH INCREASING TO 12 TO
                       18 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 22 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/132000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/34578 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/132000 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...50

$$

REQUESTED BY...SAIRY HEAD
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150520.LAJAR.01/ABQ


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