Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CHARETTE LAKE...NMSF-CIMARRON DIST.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
144 PM MDT MON APR 25 2016

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

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

DISCUSSION...
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL AN HOUR OR
TWO AFTER SUNSET THIS EVENING. A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL CROSS
TONIGHT SHIFTING WINDS OUT OF THE WEST FOR TUESDAY. STRONG WINDS
WILL REDEVELOP TUESDAY...THOUGH PROBABLY NOT AS GUSTY AS TODAY.
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL FALL AROUND 12 DEGREES ON TUESDAY COMPARED
TO TODAY. LESS WINDY WEATHER IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS DURING THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

PLEASE NOTE...THE 51 DEGREE DEWPOINT PROVIDED IN THE 1245L
OBSERVATION APPEARS TO BE ABOUT 35 DEGREES TOO HIGH. YOUR HUMIDITY
WAS PROBABLY MORE LIKE 13 PERCENT.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH THIN HIGH CLOUDS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......5 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 68-72.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 10-13 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45
                       MPH.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 35 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/443862 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/140593 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING
                       AND EXCELLENT/443862 KNOT-FT BY MID
                       AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 33-37.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 37-42 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO
                       13 TO 18 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45
                       MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/437500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING
                       AND POOR/12000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR TUESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 56-60.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 16-21 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                       20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......15500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 27 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/323367 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/180525 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/323367 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...44

$$

REQUESTED BY...CHRIS ROMO
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160425.CHARE.01/ABQ



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