Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MIGUEL...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
232 PM MDT FRI JUL 24 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
PLUME OF MOISTURE STRETCHING OVER EASTERN ARIZONA AND WESTERN AND
NORTHERN NEW MEXICO AND NOT EXPECTED TO CHANGE SIGNIFICANTLY THROUGH
SATURDAY FOR THE BURN SITE. CELL MOTION GENERALLY TO THE NORTH AND
NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING AT 10 TO 15 MPH...WITH LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. SOME ERRATIC MOVEMENT POSSIBLE DUE TO
DEVELOPMENT ALONG OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES. IF CURRENT CONVECTION TO
THE SOUTH HOLDS TOGETHER...SHOWERS AND STORMS WOULD REACH
THE BURN SITE BY AROUND 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

FOR THIS AFTERNOON
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 82-87.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 23-28 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/72156 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/43611 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/72156 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 54-58.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 68-73 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/65000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/10000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR SATURDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 80-85.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 25-35 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 7 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/63000 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/55230 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       FAIR/52189 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...ROB BARR
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150724.MIGUE.01/ABQ



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