Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MCGAFFEY...NM-TDC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1218 PM MDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
UPPER HIGH CENTER TO REORGANIZE FROM NEW MEXICO TO THE GREAT BASIN
TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. TODAY AND TONIGHT EXPECTED TO BE MORE
ACTIVE WITH HUMIDITIES STARTING TO DRY SLIGHTLY WEDNESDAY. STORM
MOTION TODAY AND THIS EVENING TO BE SLOW AND ERRATIC...AND GENERALLY
FROM THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH LATER TONIGHT. HOWEVER...
SOME STORMS MAY BE DRIVEN BY OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES WHICH WILL BE A
CONCERN FOR THE SITE. CELL MOTION ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE FROM THE NORTH
AND NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 79-84.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 35-40 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 5 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/42500 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/19767 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       FAIR/42500 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 50-55.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 75-80 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING
                       TERRAIN DOMINATED 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/30000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/8000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY 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........NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......EAST 6 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/68030 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/35899 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/66000 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...MCGAFFEY FIRE IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160726.MCGAF.01/ABQ



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