Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR VIRGIN...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
552 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MOST NUMEROUS DURING THE EARLY
TO MID EVENING HOURS. STORMS WILL BE SLOW TO MOVE AND CREATE SOME
WETTING RAIN FOOTPRINTS. GUSTY OUTFLOW WIND WILL ALSO BE A
CONCERN TODAY WITH NUMEROUS OUTFLOWS BEING DEPICTED ON RADAR
CURRENTLY. MODERATE TO GOOD HUMIDITY RECOVERY EXPECTED TONIGHT.
MOISTURE AND LIFT DYNAMICS WILL BE IN PLACE FOR ANOTHER STRONG
CROP OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALTHOUGH BASED ON THE STEERING
FLOW...BETTER STORM CHANCES COME LATER ON MONDAY. SOME STORMS WILL
CONTAIN PRETTY DECENT FOOTPRINTS OF WETTING RAIN. HUMIDITY WILL
BE TRENDING HIGHER OVERALL NEXT FEW DAYS.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY DURING THE EVENING
                       WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 60-62.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 60-67 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........LOTS OF VARIABLE WIND BUT EVENTUALLY
                       NORTH/NORTHEAST 7 TO 12 MPH BECOMING
                       4 TO 6 MPH AFTER 0100. STRONG GUSTS
                       NEAR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/66000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/18710 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR MONDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY DURING THE MORNING.
                       PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY DURING THE
                       AFTERNOON WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 88-91.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 21-24 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........DEVELOPING SOUTHEAST 7 TO 10 MPH.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 6 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/34790 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/72000 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

$$

REQUESTED BY...ANDREW VALDEZ
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160724.VIRGI.01/ABQ



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