Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 291644
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR FT  CRAIG...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1044 AM MDT WED JUL 29 2015

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

DISCUSSION...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL TREND SLIGHTLY COOLER THROUGH
THURSDAY AS HUMIDITY AND CLOUD COVER TREND UPWARD. THE COVERAGE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE AS WELL...AND ANY STORM THAT
IMPACTS THE BURN AREA HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE TORRENTIAL RAINS
AND VERY GUSTY WINDS. HUMIDITY RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL BE EXCELLENT.
WINDS WILL TURN DOWN VALLEY AFTER MIDNIGHT THEN BECOME UP VALLEY ON
THURSDAY. THE NEXT ROUND OF STORMS WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA THURSDAY
AFTERNOON WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE AGAIN.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE MORNING...THEN
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 60 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 89-93.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 30-35 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 6 MPH THROUGH NOON
                       BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                       AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                       NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST 11 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/83328 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/44922 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/83328 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 64-68.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 82-87 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                       6 TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/6000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR THURSDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT INCREASING TO 60 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 88-92.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 35-40 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                       6 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST 11 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/34341 KNOT-FT AT 1000 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/34341 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       POOR/17000 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

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REQUESTED BY...TROY CACHINI
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150729.FTCRA.01/ABQ


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