Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 301342
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SPOT FORECAST FOR MCGAFFEY...FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
742 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
THE FOOTPRINT OF WETTING RAIN WILL GO ON THE INCREASE. SO WILL
TEMPERATURES. THE STRONGEST WIND FLOW WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH
OUTFLOWS DOWNDRAFTS. WIND GUSTS COULD BE QUITE STRONG THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS DUE TO PASSING STORMS. STORM MOVEMENT TODAY
WILL BE ERRATIC AND SLOW.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE MORNING.
                       PERIODS OF MOSTLY CLOUDY DURING THE AFTERNOON
                       WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 79-83.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 27-32 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       WEST 8 TO 11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                       THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 11 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/61259 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/46900 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       FAIR/55000 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 50-54.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 73-78 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO LIGHT
                       VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/47500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/24000 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 77-81.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 31-36 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/58685 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/42656 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       FAIR/58685 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...50

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REQUESTED BY...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160730.MCGAF.01/ABQ


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