Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 301745
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR FT  CRAIG...ABQ IMT3
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1145 AM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
DIFFUSE UPPER HIGH CENTER ALONG WITH OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES WILL LEAD
TO POSSIBLY ERRATIC SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CELL MOTION THROUGH
TONIGHT...THEREFORE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. EXCELLENT
HUMIDITY RECOVERIES EXPECTED TONIGHT. PLENTIFUL MOISTURE WILL RESULT
IN ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY AND FRIDAY
EVENING. HIGHS WILL BE BELOW AVERAGE.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 84-89.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 39-49 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 11 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/96123 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/36504 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/94812 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 60-65.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 80-85 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/66500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/12000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 88-92.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 29-34 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 13 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/147481 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/44216 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/143679 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.

$$

REQUESTED BY...TROY CACHINI
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150730.FTCRA.01/ABQ



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