783  
FNUS75 KABQ 251259  
FWSABQ  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR BENTLEY CANAL...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
659 AM MDT MON MAR 25 2019  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER NEW MEXICO TODAY WITH CALM  
WINDS AND SUNNY SKIES. MINRHS WILL BE PARTICULARLY LOW IN THE  
SINGLE DIGITS OR LOW TEENS TODAY. SURFACE MOISTURE WILL IMPROVE  
TUESDAY AS SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW BRINGS GULF MOISTURE INTO EASTERN  
NEW MEXICO. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL TRY TO DEVELOP OVER  
THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS LATE TUESDAY FAVORING THE  
EVENING HOURS BEFORE MOVING EASTWARD TOWARD I-25.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........9-13 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO  
THE SOUTHWEST 10 TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 13 KNOTS.  
MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/110500 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.  
VENTILATION TREND...POOR/27499 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND VERY  
GOOD/110500 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........55-59 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 14 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST 6 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.  
VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/71500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND POOR/0  
KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY, INCREASING CLOUD COVER IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-27 PERCENT.  
20 FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 14 MPH INCREASING  
TO SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 TO 25  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 18 KNOTS.  
MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/135000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.  
VENTILATION TREND...POOR/32719 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND VERY  
GOOD/135000 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.  
 

 
FORECASTER...24  
REQUESTED BY...KEN ROBERTS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1904398.0/ABQ  
.DELDT 03/25/19  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
 
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