Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 241502
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR ROCK TANK...TIDC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
902 AM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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

DISCUSSION...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BLOSSOM OVER
THE BURN AREA TODAY WITH STORMS MOVING SLOWLY AND SOMEWHAT
ERRATICALLY. TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB ABOVE NORMAL AGAIN WITH HIGHS
IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S WHILE HUMIDITY FALLS TO NEAR 25 PERCENT.
WINDS WILL PREDOMINANTLY BE FROM THE WEST NORTHWEST TODAY...BUT WILL
ABRUPTLY TURN GUSTY WITH ANY PASSING THUNDERSTORMS. A SHIFT FROM
MORE OF AN EAST SOUTHEAST DIRECTION IS THEN ANTICIPATED EARLY THIS
EVENING. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE SOME ON MONDAY AND MORE
SO INTO TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY ADDITIONAL CLOUDS BUILDING
                       UP INTO THE AFTERNOON WITH SCATTERED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON. ANY STORMS
                       WILL DRIFT SLOWLY WITH VARIABLE MOVEMENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 83-87.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 23-28 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 6 MPH...TURNING
                       WEST NORTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH BY 1400. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR ANY
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 10 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/60563 KNOT-FT AT 1700 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/26151 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       GOOD/60563 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 49-53.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 76-81 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WINDS SHIFTING EAST SOUTHEAST BETWEEN 1700
                       AND 1900 WITH SPEEDS AT 7 TO 11 MPH. WINDS
                       WILL SETTLE AND BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE
                       BEFORE DAWN MONDAY. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/55000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/7500 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR MONDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 82-86.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 28-33 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED AT LESS THAN  6 MPH
                       THROUGH NOON. THEN TURNING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
                       AT 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                       EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST 5 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......POOR/12902 KNOT-FT AT 1000 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/12902 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       POOR/11500 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

$$

REQUESTED BY...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160724.ROCKT.01/ABQ



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