Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 251949
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR VIRGIN...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
149 PM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

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

DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL DRIFT OVER NEW MEXICO INTO THE GREAT BASIN
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. SUFFICIENT MOISTURE FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS
THROUGH TUESDAY. STORM MOTION WILL BE SLOW AND ERRATIC AND DRIVEN
BY TERRAIN AND OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE DUE TO
OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES. A LITTLE COOLER TUESDAY WITH GOOD TO EXCELLENT
OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY TONIGHT.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 85-89.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 23-28 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 4 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/44000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/12593 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       FAIR/44000 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
                       OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT DECREASING TO 10 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 55-60.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 70-75 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/37630 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       FAIR/55467 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR TUESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                       SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                       THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 82-86.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 30-35 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO
                       THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......WEST 6 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/57000 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/0 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       FAIR/57000 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.

$$

REQUESTED BY...ANDREW VALDEZ
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160725.VIRGI.01/ABQ


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