Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 301652
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SPOT FORECAST FOR VIRGIN...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1052 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
THE WETTING TREND CONTINUES AND WILL RAMP UP TOMORROW THROUGH NEXT
WEEK. IN THE MEAN-TIME...LOOK FOR IMPROVING HUMIDITY RECOVERY AND
DECREASING DAYTIME TEMPERATURES. STORM MOTION WILL BE 5 TO 10 MPH
TOWARD THE SOUTH TODAY. STORMS WILL MOVE VERY SLOWLY...IF AT ALL...
ON SUNDAY.


FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
                       AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 80-84.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 28-32 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH 7 TO 9 MPH. GUSTY AND  ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/103500 KNOT-FT AT 1800 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/15506 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/95463 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 53-57.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 70-75 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTHEAST 7 TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/116247 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING
                       AND GOOD/96000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR SUNDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 79-83.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 32-36 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/94173 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/29049 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/94173 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...11

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REQUESTED BY...RANDY BUXMAN
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160730.VIRGI.01/ABQ



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