Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FT CRAIG...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
753 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
SLIM CHANCES FOR WETTING RAIN TODAY WITH THE BEST SHOT LATE
AFTERNOON AS STORMS MOVE NORTHEAST OFF OF THE MOUNTAINS. UPTREND
IN CHANCES FOR WETTING RAIN WEDNESDAY WITH A BACKDOOR FRONT MOVING
IN. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL TREND DOWN AND HUMIDITY WILL TREND UP
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY THANKS TO THE BACKDOOR FRONT.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 20 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 93-97.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 21-26 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN
                       THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/85711 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/20033 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/85336 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
                       PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 65-69.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 60-65 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                       7 TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/75000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/4984 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
                       OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 89-93.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 29-34 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/100000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/65714 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/100000 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...11

$$

REQUESTED BY...ZACH SAAVEDRA
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150728.FTCRA.01/ABQ



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