Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 261543
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SPOT FORECAST FOR ROCK TANK...FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
943 AM 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 A LITTLE WEDNESDAY. STORM
MOTION TODAY TO BE SLOW AND ERRATIC...AND FROM THE NORTH AROUND
5 TO 10 MPH TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SOME STORMS MAY BE DRIVEN BY OUTFLOW
BOUNDARIES. MOTION ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE FROM THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 MPH. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE DUE TO OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES.
POOR VENT RATES TODAY TO IMPROVE WEDNESDAY.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 73-78.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 30-35 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST 4 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/36170 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/18633 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       POOR/36170 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                       LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 52-56.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 65-70 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/40143 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/31500 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 82-86.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 20-25 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/90041 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/59993 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/88000 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.

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REQUESTED BY...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160726.ROCKT.01/ABQ



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