Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR POTRERO RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1051 AM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON
FOLLOWED BY BREEZY TO GUSTY WEST...SOUTHWEST WINDS TODAY AHEAD OF
AN APPROACHING PACIFIC COLD FRONT. STORMS WILL DRIFT NORTHEAST AROUND
30 MPH. LOOK FOR DRIER AND COOLER CONDITIONS TO FOLLOW WITH THE
FRONTAL PASSAGE WITH TEMPERATURES REMAINING BELOW NORMAL FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS.



FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 1035 MDT 9/23/16
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
                       LIKELY LATE MORNING/EARLY AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 58-63.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 40-45 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 19 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 23 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/135867 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/42614 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/135867 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR BEFORE
                       MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 35-39.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 46-50 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 7
                       TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/115500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING
                       AND POOR/0 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR SATURDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                       PARTLY SUNNY BY THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 51-55.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 25-29 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/60265 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/36069 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/60265 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...32

$$

REQUESTED BY...CALEB LINEVILLE
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160923.POTRE.01/ABQ



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