Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 271549
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR WHISKEY...NM-EMP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
949 AM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

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

DISCUSSION...
VIRGA SHOWERS WILL MOVE OVER AREA DURING THE NEXT HOURS WITH
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING BY MID AFTERNOON.
LIGHTNING...ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS...AND MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS
WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORM. INCREASED CLOUD COVER TODAY WILL
CAUSE COOLER BUT STILL ABOVE NORMAL DAYTIME HIGHS. PREVAILING WINDS
WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A WEAK COLD
FRONT. THE FULL EFFECT OF THE FRONT WONT OCCUR UNTIL THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS...WITH STRONGER SOUTHEAST WINDS AND MORE LOW LEVEL MOISTURE.
OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERIES WILL IMPROVE AND BECOME GOOD TO
EXCELLENT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LIKELY MONDAY...WITH
THE PEAK ACTIVITY OCCURRING DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
HOURS. DAYTIME HIGHS MONDAY WILL TREND DOWN WHILE MINIMUM RH VALUES
IMPROVE.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 86-89.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 25-28 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED LESS THAN 6 MPH SHIFTING
                       TO THE EAST SOUTHEAST 7 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                       AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                       NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...12800 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..EAST 17 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/134630 KNOT-FT AT 1500 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/84046 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING VERY GOOD/127315 KNOT-FT BY
                       MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 55-58.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 76-80 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...VERY GOOD/123500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING
                       BECOMING POOR/5000 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR MONDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
                       MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                       LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......70 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 81-85.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 34-39 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 MPH. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MAX MIXING HEIGHT...9500 FT AGL.
   MAX TRANSPORT WIND..SOUTHEAST 13 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD/123500 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/88373 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING
                       BECOMING GOOD/90000 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

$$

REQUESTED BY...FULTON JEANSONNE
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140727.WHISK.01/ABQ





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