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SPOT FORECAST FOR BORREGO RX...SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
818 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
MODERATELY STRONG PACIFIC DISTURBANCE WILL IMPACT THE CENTRAL
ROCKIES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE FIRE AREA WILL BE ON THE
SOUTHERN EXTENT OF ANY SORT OF PRECIPITATION IMPACTS...MAINLY
IN THE FORM OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS. AN INCREASE IN SURFACE WIND FLOW
SHOULD BE THE MAIN IMPACT FROM THIS WAVE FEATURE. COOL TEMPERATURES
OVERNIGHT DUE TO THE PASSING WAVE WITH DRYING EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.
WIND SPEEDS WILL ALSO BE LOWER THUS VENTILATION WILL BE MORE
MARGINAL THURSDAY.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 0800 MDT 10/1/14
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
                       PARTLY CLOUDY DURING THE AFTERNOON.
                       SLIGHT CHANCE OF A PASSING LIGHT RAIN
                       SHOWER AFTER 1600.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 62-66.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 30-35 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH BECOMING
                       WEST 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME
                       GUSTS IN THE UPPER TEENS TO AROUND 20 MPH
                       POSSIBLE DURING THE AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTHWEST 18 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/144000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/60636 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING VERY GOOD/144000 KNOT-FT BY
                       MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN EARLY
                       EVENING LIGHT SHOWER.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 28-32.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 75-80 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH EARLY...BECOMING
                       NORTHWEST 6 TO 9 MPH AFTER 2000 THEN
                       BECOMING LIGHT DOWNSLOPE AFTER 0100.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/91000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING BECOMING
                       POOR/31500 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR THURSDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 59-63.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 19-24 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 MPH.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...5000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..NORTH 12 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/49500 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/46835 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING POOR/36567 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...ESTEVAN MONTOYA
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
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