Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FT  CRAIG...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
233 PM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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

DISCUSSION...SIGNIFICANT DRYING PAST 24 HOURS BUT JUST ENOUGH
MOISTURE TO MAINTAIN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A BRIEF SHOWER OR
THUNDERSTORM IN THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.
EVEN HOTTER AND DRIER ON WEDNESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT WIND
EXPECTED AWAY FROM THE GUSTY SHOWER ACTIVITY...WHICH COULD
IMPACT THE FIRE AREA EVEN WITH SHOWERS OR STORMS WELL REMOVED.

FOR TODAY FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT DECREASING TO 0 PERCENT AFTER
                       9PM.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 66-69.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 50-55 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       EVENING.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/66000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/2000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY. FEW CUMULUS CLOUDS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 96-100.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 15-20 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH IN THE MORNING
                       BECOMING TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH 6 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/57500 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/45037 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       POOR/37500 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...41

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REQUESTED BY...MIKE MORA
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150804.FTCRA.01/ABQ



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