Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR JOAQUIN...SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1015 AM MDT SAT JUL 19 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
AFTER THE DOWNTICK IN CONVECTION YESTERDAY LOOK FOR A SLIGHT UPTICK
THIS WEEKEND AS MOISTURE SEEPS NORTHWARD UNDER A BUILDING RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TODAY AND SUNDAY. CELLS WILL MOVE TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10
MPH TODAY...AND MOST OF THE ACTIVITY SHOULD DIMINISH BY LATE
EVENING. ANOTHER DOWNTICK IN CONVECTION IS EXPECTED MONDAY AS
DRIER AIR MOVES OVER THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST. HIGH
TEMPERATURES SHOULD REACH A FEW DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL BY MONDAY.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 92-96.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 15-20 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                       IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...11000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..WEST 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/99000 KNOT-FT AT 1800 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/42390 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING GOOD/98130 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 61-65.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 42-47 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/99000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING BECOMING
                       POOR/36000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR SUNDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 92-96.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 17-22 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...11000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..NORTHWEST 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/81827 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/29136 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING GOOD/81827 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...I C  JIM ROEROCK
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140719.JOAQU.01/ABQ






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