Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 272345
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR FT CRAIG...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
545 PM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
HIT AND MISS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN AROUND THE FIRE
AREA THROUGH SUNSET. THE MAIN THREAT TO THE STORMS WILL BE GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS BUT THERE IS A SMALL FOOTPRINT OF WETTING RAIN.
THE STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK TOWARDS THE NORTHEAST BETWEEN
15 TO 20 MPH. ANOTHER CROPS OF STORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE HIGH
TERRAIN...BOTH EAST AND WEST OF THE FIRE AREA ON TUESDAY BUT THE
STORM MOTIONS WILL BE VERY LIGHT AND ERRATIC THUS THE CHANCE OF
THE STORMS DIRECTLY IMPACTING THE FIRE AREA ARE LESS. GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS TRAVELING A LONG DISTANCE WOULD BE THE PRIMARY CONCERN.

FOR TODAY FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH 2200 WITH
                       A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS. THEN
                       PARTIAL CLEARING.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 57-62.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 66-72 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........WEST/NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH BECOMING
                       NORTH/NORTHWEST 2 TO 5 MPH BY 2300. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/92000 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/4500 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR TUESDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT INCREASING TO 10 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 96-98.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 21-23 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       EAST/SOUTHEAST 7 TO 9 MPH BY MID AFTERNOON.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH 8 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/50000 KNOT-FT AT 1800 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/34126 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       FAIR/44600 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...50

$$

REQUESTED BY...MARC WHEELER
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150727.FTCRA.01/ABQ


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