Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GALLO FIRE...FS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
316 PM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

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

DISCUSSION...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TAKING SHAPE.
WHILE THE PREVAILING BREEZES WILL GENERALLY BE FROM THE WEST
NORTHWEST...WINDS WILL ABRUPTLY TURN GUSTY AND ERRATIC WITH ANY
PASSING SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NEARBY. THE CHANCE FOR STORMS
WILL SLOWLY DWINDLE THIS EVENING WITH A STRAY STORM OR TWO POSSIBLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. VERY SIMILAR CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY.

FOR PLANNED IGNITION TIME OF 1510 MDT 7/21/16
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT. STORMS WILL DRIFT TO THE NORTH
                       AROUND 10 MPH.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 87-91.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 22-27 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                       THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/46598 KNOT-FT AT 1100 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/46598 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       FAIR/46000 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.......30 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 60-64.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 53-58 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH...TURNING
                       LIGHT AND VARIABLE AT LESS THAN 6 MPH AFTER
                       2200. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/38000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/14000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY
                       CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 20 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 88-92.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 20-25 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 6 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/43700 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/18296 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       FAIR/43700 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

$$

REQUESTED BY...SHANNON BOYLE
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160721.GALLO.01/ABQ



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