Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RED CANYON...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
740 AM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

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

DISCUSSION...COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF MOISTURE WILL KEEP SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS GOING TODAY. STORMS WILL TEND TO
DRIFT QUICKER TO THE NORTHEAST TODAY COMPARED TO RECENT DAYS. WINDS
WILL BE LIGHT AND TERRAIN DOMINATED IN THE MORNING...GRADUALLY
TURNING LIGHT AND UPSLOPE OR FROM THE WEST IN FLATTER BASINS.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE SEASONABLE WITH ELEVATED HUMIDITY. EXCELLENT
HUMIDITY RECOVERY IS EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
AGAIN ON MONDAY.


FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH INCREASING CLOUDS INTO
                       THE AFTERNOON AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
                       STORMS WILL TEND TO DRIFT TO THE NORTHEAST
                       AT ABOUT 10 MPH.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70-74 ALONG HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS ABOVE
                       9000 FEET WITH WARMER READINGS OF 75-80 IN
                       LOWER ELEVATIONS NEAR 7000 FEET.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 48-53 PERCENT IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH
                       LOWER VALUES OF 39-45 PERCENT IN LOWER
                       ELEVATIONS NEAR 7000 FEET.
   20 FOOT WIND........LIGHT AND VARIABLE LESS THAN 6 MPH...TURNING
                       UPSLOPE AT 5 TO 8 MPH BY 1000 LOCAL WITH WEST
                       SOUTHWEST WINDS IN SOME FLATTER BASINS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/58500 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/12333 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       FAIR/53250 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                       LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT DECREASING TO 40 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 51-55 IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH SOME
                       MIDSLOPE AREAS HOVERING BETWEEN 55 TO 58.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 86-91 PERCENT IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS. SOME
                       MIDSLOPE AREAS STAYING NEAR 78-83 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 6 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

FOR MONDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT INCREASING TO 70 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 73-76 IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH HIGHER
                       VALUES OF 77-80 IN LOWER ELEVATIONS.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 44-49 PERCENT IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH
                       LOWER VALUES OF 40 TO 45 PERCENT IN LOWER
                       ELEVATION AREAS.
   20 FOOT WIND........UPSLOPE AT 6 TO 9 MPH...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST
                       WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 17 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/80000 KNOT-FT AT 1800 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/58518 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/70182 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...52

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REQUESTED BY...APACHE KIDS
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150705.REDCA.01/ABQ


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