Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH...FS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1004 AM MDT MON MAY 30 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
THE ATMOSPHERE WILL BE VERY UNSTABLE THE NEXT COUPLE OF AFTERNOONS.
CONTINUE TO EXPECT A MODERATE RADIATION INVERSION OVERNIGHT.
CLOUD BUILDUPS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND WILL LEAD TO SOME HIGHER
BASED SHOWERS AND PERHAPS EVEN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. PRETTY HIT AND
MISS WITH STORMS AND THEY WILL TEND TO MOVE TOWARDS THE NORTHEAST
AT A SLOW TO MODERATE CLIP. MIDSLOPE AREAS WILL EXPERIENCE POOR
HUMIDITY RECOVERIES DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. DRY STORMS WILL
BE A LITTLE MORE PRONOUNCED ON TUESDAY AND THE ACTIVITY WILL
BE SLOW TO MOVE AND HAVE ERRATIC MOTIONS. GUSTY OUTFLOW WIND CAN
BE EXPECTED WITH THE HIGHER BASED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY...ESPECIALLY ON TUESDAY. WIND FLOW WILL GO THROUGH
VARIOUS DIURNAL AND TERRAIN DRIVEN WIND SHIFTS. THE BREEZIER
SUSTAINED WIND PERIOD LOOKS TO BE THIS AFTERNOON.

NOTE: PLEASE PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FIRELINE OBSERVATIONS WHEN YOU CAN.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A FEW VIRGA SHOWERS IN
                       THE MORNING. PARTLY TO OCCASIONALLY MOSTLY
                       CLOUDY DURING THE AFTERNOON WITH A CHANCE
                       OF DRIER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72-79.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 11-16 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........COMBINATION OF UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 4 TO 8 MPH
                       AND DEVELOPING WEST/SOUTHWEST WIND OVER THE
                       RIDGES DURING THE MORNING. WINDS BECOMING
                       SOUTHWESTERLY OVER THE RIDGES 8 TO 13 MPH
                       WITH SOME GUSTS TO 25 MPH DURING THE
                       AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......14500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 17 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT/251620 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/143881 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING
                       AND EXCELLENT/251620 KNOT-FT BY MID
                       AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRY
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT DECREASING TO 0 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 45-52.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 18-23 PERCENT MIDSLOPE AND 10 TO 15
                       PERCENT HIGHER CANYON BOTTOMS.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH/SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING
                       TO THE WEST/NORTHWEST BY 2200 5 TO 8 MPH.
                       EXPECT SOME DOWNSLOPE/DOWNCANYON FLOWS AS
                       WELL.
   VENTILATION TREND...EXCELLENT/238000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING
                       AND POOR/10000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR TUESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
                       PARTLY CLOUDY TO OCCASIONALLY MOSTLY
                       CLOUDY DURING THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                       DRIER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT BECOMING 30 PERCENT DURING
                       THE AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72-79.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 10-15 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST/SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING
                       TO THE EAST/SOUTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH AS THE
                       MORNING PROGRESSES. SOUTHERLY WIND OVER
                       THE RIDGES 8 TO 11 MPH DURING THE
                       AFTERNOON. SOME GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......14500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 8 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/101249 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/42596 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/101249 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...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160530.NORTH.01/ABQ



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