Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 301354
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SPOT FORECAST FOR RED CANYON...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
754 AM MDT TUE JUN 30 2015

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

DISCUSSION...DRIER AIR IS FILTERING INTO THE STATE FROM THE NORTH
RESULTING IN A DOWNTREND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE
BURN SITE TODAY. THE MID LEVEL CLOUD DECK CURRENTLY IN PLACE WILL
MOVE TO THE SOUTH AND ERODE THIS MORNING. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN THIS AFTERNOON THEN MOVE SLOWLY TO
THE SOUTHWEST ONCE DEVELOPED. THIS ACTIVITY WILL DISSIPATE IN THE
EVENING HOURS. THE CHANCES FOR WETTING RAIN INCREASE ON WEDNESDAY
AS A MORE ACTIVE PATTERN SETS UP AND REMAINS IN PLACE FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH MID LEVEL CLOUDS THIS
                       MORNING THEN CLEARING WITH CUMULUS CLOUDS
                       DEVELOPING OVER THE HIGHEST TERRAIN IN
                       THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 84-87.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 21-24 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTHEAST 7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10800 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......EAST 6 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/63130 KNOT-FT AT 1300 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/41617 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       FAIR/44750 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT DECREASING TO 0 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 59-63.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 55-60 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/34300 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/21083 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING...THEN A
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 85-88.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 26-31 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                       IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12300 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/66500 KNOT-FT AT 300 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/60739 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       FAIR/41489 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...05

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REQUESTED BY...RED CANYON LOOKOUT
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150630.REDCA.01/ABQ


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