Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FNUS75 KABQ 011319
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR RED CANYON...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
719 AM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
VERY DRY AIR ABOVE MOUNTAIN TOP LEVEL WILL KEEP THUNDERSTORM NORTH
OF THE SAN MATEO MOUNTAINS TODAY. MID LEVEL MOISTURE WILL INCREASE
FROM THE NORTH TONIGHT...RESULTING IN A GOOD CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS
THURSDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING. SLIGHTLY DRIER MID LEVEL AIR IS
FORECAST TO DROP IN FROM FROM THE NORTH FRIDAY...LIMITING
THUNDERSTORMS CHANCES SOMEWHAT. STORM MOTION WILL BE PRIMARILY
SOUTHWESTWARD BETWEEN 10-15 MPH.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 10 PERCENT IN THE
                       LATE AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 84-87.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 17-22 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 7 MPH.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10300 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 6 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/23509 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       FAIR/57333 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 61-65.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 55-60 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
]                      GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/47426 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/21500 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR THURSDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 81-84.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 28-33 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 7 MPH. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 14 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/77000 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/62620 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/66583 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...33

$$

REQUESTED BY...RED CANYON LOOKOUT
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150701.REDCA.01/ABQ


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.