Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 281327
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SPOT FORECAST FOR VIRGIN RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
727 AM MDT WED SEP 28 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OVER NEW MEXICO THROUGH
THURSDAY. CLOUD COVER WILL INCREASE THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN A
BETTER CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION AND WETTING RAIN WILL EXIST ON
THURSDAY. TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE A BIT WARMER TODAY THAN YESTERDAY
AND VENTILATION WILL BE MUCH IMPROVED AS WELL. GOOD VENTILATION
RATES ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND THURSDAY. MODEST THUNDERSTORM CHANCES
WILL PERSIST ON FRIDAY BEFORE A DRY WEEKEND.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0740 MDT 9/28/16
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 68-72.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 21-26 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SWITCHING FROM NORTH TO EAST AROUND 2 TO 5
                       MPH IN THE MORNING...SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                       7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST 11 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/86910 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/34198 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/86910 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 45-49.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 58-63 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/82500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/19500 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR THURSDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 65-69.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 34-38 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 13 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/95190 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/38911 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/95190 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...34

$$

REQUESTED BY...BRIAN BOLSER
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160928.VIRGI.01/ABQ



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