Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ROCK TANK...TIDC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1047 AM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

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

DISCUSSION...CLOUDS WILL QUICKLY DEVELOP INTO THE AFTERNOON WITH
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TAKING SHAPE. WINDS WILL START OUT LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WITH PREVAILING WEST NORTHWEST BREEZES DEVELOPING IN
THE AFTERNOON AT 7 TO 11 MPH. WINDS WILL ABRUPTLY TURN GUSTY AND
ERRATIC WITH ANY PASSING SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NEARBY. THE CHANCE
FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL SLOWLY DWINDLE THIS EVENING WITH A STRAY
STORM OR TWO POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. VERY SIMILAR CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE MORNING WITH CLOUDS
                       INCREASING INTO THE AFTERNOON WITH SCATTERED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 60 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE FROM
                       SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST AT ABOUT 10 MPH.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 85-89.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 23-28 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 6 MPH BECOMING
                       WEST NORTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 8 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/93817 KNOT-FT AT 1600 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/43254 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/93817 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 53-57.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 65-70 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 6 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/12000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR FRIDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 85-89.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 24-29 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 8 MPH BECOMING
                       SOUTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 11 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/127835 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/66978 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/127835 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...52

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REQUESTED BY...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160721.ROCKT.01/ABQ



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