Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 290430
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR FORT CRAIG...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1030 PM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
MAINLY LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER AND AROUND THE BURN
AREA THROUGH MIDNIGHT OR SHORTLY THEREAFTER. THE AREA HAS
STABILIZED CONSIDERABLY SINCE THIS AFTERNOON...SO LIGHTNING
STRIKES WILL BE FEW...IF ANY. A BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL BE
ARRIVING OVER THE BURN AREA BY MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL BECOME MORE
EAST OR NORTHEASTERLY THEREAFTER. THIS BACK DOOR FRONT WILL SET
THE STAGE FOR MORE STORMS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...SOME MAY
CONTAIN HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       A FEW THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
                       A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 64-68.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 65-70 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH
                       SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/78750 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/2750 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR WEDNESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                       A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                       IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 89-93.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 27-32 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 4 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       SOUTHEAST 7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                       GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/114475 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/43956 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       VERY GOOD/109712 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...34

$$

REQUESTED BY...LANN MOORE
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150728.FORTC.01/ABQ


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