Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DIEGO FIRE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
555 AM MDT TUE JUL 8 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
A MOIST BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE FROM THE SOUTHEAST
IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON JUST IN TIME TO TRIGGER WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. STORM MOTION SHOULD GENERALLY BE TOWARD THE
NORTH ABOUT 10 MPH. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
RAIN AT RATES NEAR 1 INCH PER HOUR WITH BURN SCAR FLASH FLOODING
POSSIBLE. ERRATIC WIND GUSTS MAY REACH 50 MPH WITH WET
MICROBURSTS. A WET WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REMAINDER
OF THE WEEK WITH SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL EACH AFTERNOON. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL VARY FROM NEAR TO A FEW DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.


FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING...THEN
                       MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......80 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 71-74.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 39-44 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.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...7500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTHEAST 8 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/52025 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/39785 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING FAIR/48000 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.......60 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 46-50.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 84-89 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/35750 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING BECOMING
                       POOR/26250 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70-73.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 44-49 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...6500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTH 4 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/23274 KNOT-FT AT 1400 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/14268 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING POOR/22622 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...44

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REQUESTED BY...BROWN
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140708.DIEGO.01/ABQ






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