Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RED CANYON...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
725 AM MDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
VERY SLOW MOVING STORMS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS...BRINGING GOOD CHANCES FOR WETTING
RAIN. LOOK FOR A REPEAT ON SATURDAY. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS WILL
ACCOMPANY THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND SATURDAY. VENT RATES LOOK TO BE
POOR OVERALL...BUT IF CLOUDS BREAK UP MORE THAN FORECAST THEN RATES
COULD EASILY TIP INTO THE FAIR OR GOOD CATEGORY.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                       WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT INCREASING TO 80 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72-75.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 48-53 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH BECOMING
                       SOUTHEAST 7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST 6 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/37907 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/23871 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       POOR/35685 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 54-58.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 83-88 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH IN THE EVENING
                       BECOMING TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/26667 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/8186 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

INDEPENDENCE DAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 69-72.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 54-59 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 8 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/30000 KNOT-FT AT 1100 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/27169 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       POOR/24167 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...11

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REQUESTED BY...DIV 33
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150703.REDCA.01/ABQ


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