587  
FNUS75 KABQ 171353  
FWSABQ  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SFWS RX...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
653 AM MST FRI NOV 17 2017  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
RELATIVELY WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL TODAY IN ADVANCE  
OF A COLD FRONT, FORECAST TO PUSH THROUGH TONIGHT. EXCELLENT VENT  
RATES ARE ANTICIPATED, BUT WILL TREND DOWN AND BECOME POOR BEHIND  
THE FRONT FOR SATURDAY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 18  
TO 28 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 32 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 40 KNOTS.  
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/222485 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.  
VENTILATION TREND...POOR/26548 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND  
EXCELLENT/222485 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-32.  
MAX HUMIDITY........55-59 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/140000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND  
FAIR/49635 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-48.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 7 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
WEST AROUND 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7 KNOTS.  
MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/17500 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.  
VENTILATION TREND...POOR/7700 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND  
POOR/17500 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.  
 

 
FORECASTER...11  
REQUESTED BY...ADRIAN PORCHAS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1718914.1/ABQ  
 
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