Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Spot Forecast for Red Lake Ridge...Ramah Agency
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1022 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017

If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
Sunny, breezy, warm, and dry today as high pressure builds into
the region. Elevated fire weather conditions expected today across
western NM between 1500 to 2200 today with breezy west winds.
RH recoveries will be poor overnight tonight with westerly winds
persisting through the night. A trough passes to N of the region
Thursday increasing westerly wind speeds and enhancing the fire
danger to critical levels. Another round of critical fire
conditions expected Friday.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....81-85.
Min Humidity........9-13 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......West winds around 5 to 10 mph increasing to
12 to 16 mph after 1100 with gusts to around
30 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......13000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 26 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/339220 knot-ft at 1700 local.
Ventilation Trend...Very good/130056 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/339220 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Min Temperature.....43-47.
Max Humidity........42-46 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......West winds subsiding after sunset to 10 to 17
mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
Ventilation Trend...Excellent/300000 knot-ft by early evening and
                    poor/0 knot-ft by late evening.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Chance of Pcpn......0 percent.
Max Temperature.....78-82.
Min Humidity........6-10 percent.
20 Foot Winds.......Windy. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph increasing to 21 to 31 mph after
1100 with gusts to around 40 mph in the
afternoon.
Mixing Height.......14500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 33 knots.
Max Vent Rate.......Excellent/473738 knot-ft at 1400 local.
Ventilation Trend...Excellent/320341 knot-ft around mid morning and
                    excellent/448000 knot-ft by mid afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...24
Requested by...Geraldine Chico
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1709920.1/ABQ



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