520  
FNUS75 KABQ 260127  
FWSABQ  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR BLUE WATER...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
727 PM MDT WED APR 25 2018  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY, LIGHT NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT TONIGHT WILL PRODUCE CLEAR SKIES  
AND LIGHT, TERRAIN-DRIVEN WINDS. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT THROUGH  
LATE MORNING THURSDAY AND THEN WINDS WILL INCREASE WITH DAYTIME  
HEATING INTO THE 10 TO 15 MPH RANGE. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL  
AFFECT THE AREA BY MID EVENING THURSDAY, SHIFTING WINDS TO THE  
NORTHEAST AND THEN TO THE SOUTHEAST AROUND MIDNIGHT. WINDS  
BEHIND THE FRONT WILL GUST TO NEAR 30 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING  
AND OVERNIGHT.  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........26-30 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/120000 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.....67-71.  
MIN HUMIDITY........8-12 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO  
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......13750 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20.  
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/241358 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.  
VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/157279 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND  
EXCELLENT/227500 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-42.  
MAX HUMIDITY........47-51 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BY MID EVENING,  
THEN SHIFTING TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/144000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND  
POOR/0 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.  
 

 
FORECASTER...28  
REQUESTED BY...DREW HENERY  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1807384.3/ABQ  
 
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