Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DIEGO...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
405 PM MDT MON JUL 7 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
A BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA AROUND NOON
TUESDAY...BRINGING SLIGHTLY STRONGER WINDS AND INCREASED MOISTURE.
THIS MOISTURE WILL LEAD TO GREATER SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE
FOR MUCH OF THE EARLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL SLOWLY MOVE
TO THE WNW...WITH THE ABILITY TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINS AND GUSTY
AND ERRATIC WINDS. RECENT BURN SCAR AREAS WILL BE UNDER INCREASED
THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING DUE TO THE HEAVY RAINS AND SLOW STORM
MOTION. EXPECT DAYTIME HIGHS TUESDAY TO BE A FEW TO SEVERAL DEGREES
COOLER THAN TODAY. INCREASED WINDS WILL IMPROVE VENT RATES TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...BUT LOWERED MIXING HEIGHTS WILL FORCE RATES TO BE ONLY
FAIR.

FOR TUESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......60 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 74-77.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 38-42 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 6 MPH BECOMING
                       SOUTHEAST 6 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...8000 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTH 9 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/45993 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/21533 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING FAIR/45193 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...24

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REQUESTED BY...BROWN
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140707.DIEGO.02/ABQ





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