073  
FNUS75 KABQ 271231  
FWSABQ  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR HONDITO FIRE...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
631 AM MDT SAT MAY 27 2017  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
LESS WINDY BUT STILL GUSTY TODAY AS THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH FINALLY  
EXITS THE CENTRAL ROCKIES ONTO THE GREAT PLAINS. THE HUMIDITY WILL  
COME UP SOME AS THE HIGH TEMPERATURE FALLS A FEW DEGREES. WINDS WILL  
SHIFT OUT OF THE NORTH TOWARD SUNSET AS A COLD FRONT SAGS SOUTHWARD  
THROUGH THE REGION. THE FRONT WILL COOL THE TEMPERATURE AND RAISE THE  
HUMIDITY A BIT MORE ON SUNDAY, WHEN THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME  
STORMS WILL PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS WITH LITTLE OR NO RAIN. THE CHANCE  
FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING  
THROUGH MID WEEK, AND WETTING FOOTPRINTS SHOULD GRADUALLY GROW.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY IN THE MORNING, BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-71.  
MIN HUMIDITY........13-17 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWN VALLEY 3-5 MPH, BECOMING WEST  
5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH BY  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 22.  
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/300326 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.  
VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/154917 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND  
EXCELLENT/298364 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING, BECOMING MOSTLY  
CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST 3 TO 6 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/231000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND  
POOR/2125 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING, BECOMING PARTLY  
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME  
THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE LITTLE OR NO RAIN.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21-25 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING OUT OF THE  
SOUTH AT 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY  
AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 12 KNOTS.  
MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/85641 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.  
VENTILATION TREND...POOR/27200 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND  
GOOD/81182 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.  
 

 
FORECASTER...44  
REQUESTED BY...JOSHUA SHANTO  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1710164.0/ABQ  
 
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