Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CERRO MONTOSO...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
915 AM MDT FRI OCT 17 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
THERE IS A CHANCE FOR LIGHT AFTERNOON VIRGA SHOWERS TODAY. THE
ATMOSPHERE WILL TREND WETTER TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY THUS INCREASING
THE CHANCE OF SOME MEASURABLE RAIN. THE OVERALL WIND FLOW WILL
BE LIGHTER ALTHOUGH SHOULD INCREASE THE NEXT 48 HOURS. STRONGER
GUSTS WILL BE FELT AROUND SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS. MIXING HEIGHTS
WILL BE NEAR NORMAL TODAY BUT TREND ABOVE NORMAL ON SATURDAY AS
THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE DESTABILIZES.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0820 MDT 10/17/14
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       MID TO LATE AFTERNOON VIRGA SHOWERS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 62-71.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 22-28 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH BECOMING
                       SOUTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       LOCALIZED GUSTS IN THE MID TEENS.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...6000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTH 13 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/60500 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/13111 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/60500 KNOT-FT MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
                       SHOWERS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 35-42.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 75-85 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH/SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/19500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/3500 KNOT-FT LATE-EVENING.

FOR SATURDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
                       OF SHOWERS DURING THE MORNING WITH A
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                       DURING THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 58-64.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 43-50 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH INCREASING TO
                       SOUTHWEST 9 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...7000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTH 16 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/91000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/53901 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/91000 KNOT-FT 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...32

$$

REQUESTED BY...RONALD ESQUIBEL
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141017.CERRO.01/ABQ






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