Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 251541
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR ROCK TANK...TIDC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
941 AM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
UPPER HIGH CENTER TO MEANDER AROUND OVER NEW MEXICO THIS WEEK.
STORMS WILL MOVE SLOWLY AND ERRATICALLY AND MAY BE DRIVEN MORE BY
TERRAIN AND OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES. GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS WILL BE
A CONCERN. GOOD TO EXCELLENT HUMIDITY RECOVERY TONIGHT. VENT
RATES DIMINISHING TUESDAY.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 80-85.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 25-30 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH BECOMING
                       SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                       AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                       NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 7 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/52500 KNOT-FT AT 1800 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/31820 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       FAIR/45060 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 50-54.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 84-89 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
                       BECOMING TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/52500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/6041 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR TUESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 78-82.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 30-35 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
                       SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/20000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/7640 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       POOR/20000 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.

$$

REQUESTED BY...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160725.ROCKT.01/ABQ



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