Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RED CANYON...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
754 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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

DISCUSSION...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SCATTERED IN THE AREA
SURROUNDING THE BURN THIS AFTERNOON. A FRONT ARRIVED OVERNIGHT...AND
WINDS WILL TEND TO BE FROM THE EAST SOUTHEAST TODAY...ESPECIALLY ON
ANY EAST SOUTHEAST FACING SLOPES. TEMPERATURES WILL RUN A FEW
DEGREES COOLER TODAY WITH HUMIDITY DROPPING TO JUST LESS THAN 60
PERCENT IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND DOWN TO NEAR 45 PERCENT IN THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS. STORMS WILL TEND TO DRIFT EAST AT ABOUT 15 MPH
AND WILL BE CAPABLE OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. EXCELLENT HUMIDITY
RECOVERY IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AND INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. LESS
STORMS ARE EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY DUE TO DRIER AIR MOVING IN FROM
THE WEST.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY
                       CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                       IN THE AFTERNOON. STORMS WILL DRIFT TO EAST.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT INCREASING TO 60 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 67-70 IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000
                       FEET WITH VALUES CLOSER TO 71 TO 77 DOWN IN
                       LOWER ELEVATIONS.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 54-59 PERCENT ABOVE 9000 FEET AND DOWN
                       TO 45-53 PERCENT IN LOWER ELEVATIONS.
   20 FOOT WIND........VARIABLE LESS THAN 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       EAST SOUTHEAST BY 1200...AND VEERING SOUTH
                       SOUTHEAST BY 1600...ESPECIALLY ON EAST AND
                       SOUTHEAST FACING SLOPES. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/103704 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/29951 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/97164 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                       LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT DECREASING TO 30 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 51-55 IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS...AND 56 TO
                       60 IN LOWER ELEVATIONS.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 75-79 PERCENT IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS
                       WITH 65 TO 75 PERCENT IN LOWER ELEVATIONS.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/89167 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/36333 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
                       MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72-75 IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000
                       FEET AND 76-83 IN LOWER ELEVATIONS.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 37-42 PERCENT ABOVE 9000 FEET AND
                       28-36 PERCENT IN LOWER ELEVATIONS.
   20 FOOT WIND........VARIABLE AT LESS THAN 6 MPH...SHIFTING
                       SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11900 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 13 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/150607 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/78156 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/147077 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...52

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REQUESTED BY...APACHE KIDS
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150707.REDCA.01/ABQ


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