Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RITO DEL MEDIO...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
822 PM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

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

DISCUSSION...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND LIGHT RAIN ALONG THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE WILL CONTINUE TO SLIDE NORTHEAST OVER THE AREA THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT. A FEW SHOWERS MAY ACTUALLY LINGER AFTER SUNRISE BEFORE A
SLIGHTLY DRIER AIRMASS MOVES INTO THE AREA. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE
NORTHWEST EARLY THEN BECOME MORE WESTERLY AS THE DAY PROGRESSES.
OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES WILL BE EXCELLENT. TEMPERATURES WILL BE RIGHT
AT NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       A THUNDERSTORM.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 48-52.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 85-90 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING TERRAIN DOMINATED
                       LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER 2 AM. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/157500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING
                       BECOMING FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY
                       CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 73-77.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 32-37 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH IN
                       THE MORNING BECOMING NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH
                       BY NOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 7 TO 11 MPH IN
                       THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..WEST 13 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/99500 KNOT-FT AT 1300 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/69599 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING GOOD/97500 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...42

$$

REQUESTED BY...LINDSEY BARROWCLOUGH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140819.RITOD.01/ABQ






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