Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1234 PM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
OVERALL DRIER AND WARMER FORECAST IS ON TAP THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
THE ATMOSPHERE WILL ALSO BECOME MORE UNSTABLE WITH RISING MIXING
HEIGHTS. EXPECT A MODERATELY STRONG INVERSION TONIGHT. WIND
DIRECTIONS WILL BE SOMEWHAT SHAPED BY TERRAIN INFLUENCES THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS BUT MORE SO TODAY THAN SUNDAY. BATTLING WIND EXPECTED
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS THE FLOW ALOFT STRENGTHENS AND MIXES DOWN TO THE
SURFACE. EXPECT POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERIES...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
MIDSLOPES TONIGHT.

NOTE: SPOT FORECAST FOR 7000 TO 8000 FEET OTHERWISE TEMP AND RH RANGES
WOULD BE QUITE WIDE IF PROVIDED 7000 TO 10000 FEET FORECAST.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A FEW FAIR WEATHER CUMULUS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72-77.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 10-15 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH/SOUTHEAST WIND 9 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                       24 MPH ALONG THE HIGHER RIDGES. MORE SOUTHEAST
                       WIND AND UPSLOPE/UPCANYON WITHIN THE CANYONS
                       AND LOWER/MID SLOPE AREAS. SPEEDS SLIGHTLY LESS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 14 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/169481 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/74358 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/169481 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLEAR.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 42-48.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 19-24 PERCENT MIDSLOPE AND 30-35 PERCENT
                       CANYON BOTTOMS.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHERLY WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 22
                       MPH ALONG THE HIGHER RIDGES SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTHWEST 6 TO 9 MPH BY 2100. WESTERLY OR
                       DOWNSLOPE/DOWNCANYON WIND 4 TO 8 MPH BY
                       2300.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/154000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING
                       AND POOR/0 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR SUNDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 75-80.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 8-13 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........EAST/SOUTHEAST WIND 6 TO 9 MPH BECOMING
                       SOUTHERLY BY NOON. INCREASING SOUTHWEST
                       WIND 12 TO 17 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTS TO 29 MPH.
                       SOME SHELTERED CANYON AND LOWER SLOPE
                       LOCATIONS WILL SEE MORE OF A TERRAIN
                       INFLUENCE THUS BATTLING WIND.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......15500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 15 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/217500 KNOT-FT AT 1800 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/86914 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       EXCELLENT/213594 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...50

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REQUESTED BY...ZONI ANZALONE
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160528.NORTH.01/ABQ



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