Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 270300
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR FT CRAIG...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
900 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
THE MAIN STORM ACTIVITY HAS SHIFTED NORTH OF THE FIRE AREA AND
SHOULD REMAIN NORTH THROUGH THE REMINDER OF THE OVERNIGHT. ALTHOUGH
CANT RULE OUT A STRAY POP UP SHOWER OR STORM THROUGH THIS EVENING
DUE TO THE HIGHER ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE. STORM ACTIVITY SHOULD FIRE
UP LATER IN THE DAY AND GENERALLY BE MORE IMPACTFUL EARLY MONDAY
EVENING AS THE STORMS TRY TO TRACK IN FROM THE WEST. GUSTY OUTFLOW
WIND WOULD BE THE MAIN CONCERN MONDAY LATE AFTERNOON THROUGH MID
EVENING. STORM COVERAGE OVERALL ON MONDAY SHOULD BE LESS COMPARED
TO TODAY.

FOR TODAY FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUG MIDNIGHT
                       THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 66-68.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 76-79 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST 5 TO 9 MPH LESSENING BY MIDNIGHT.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/6000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR MONDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 20 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON ESPECIALLY LATE AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 93-97.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 20-25 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST/NORTHWEST 3 TO 5 MPH BECOMING
                       SOUTH/SOUTHEAST 7 TO 10 MPH LATE MORNING
                       THROUGH AFTERNOON. WINDS EVENTUALLY
                       TURNING MORE SOUTHWEST LATE AFTERNOON
                       8 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/122400 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/62627 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/122400 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...50

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REQUESTED BY...FERNANDO
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150726.FTCRA.02/ABQ


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