Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FNUS75 KABQ 231429
FWSABQ

SPOT FORECAST FOR ROCK TANK...USFS CARSON NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
829 AM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

DISCUSSION...MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY GIVE WAY
TO BUILDING CUMULUS CLOUDS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ONCE AGAIN FORECAST ACROSS NORTHERN
NEW MEXICO...HOWEVER THE OVERALL COVERAGE IS EXPECTED TO BE SOMEWHAT
LESS THAN THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS DUE TO SOME DRIER AIR WORKING INTO
THE AREA. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL AGAIN TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 80S AS
HUMIDITY FALLS TO NEAR 25 PERCENT. ANY WIND CONCERNS WILL BE FROM
PASSING SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS. THE FORECAST FOR SUNDAY IS SIMILAR
WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED AGAIN.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE MORNING WITH CLOUDS
                       INCREASING INTO THE AFTERNOON AND SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS TAKING SHAPE IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......0 PERCENT IN THE MORNING. INCREASING TO 40
                       PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON. ANY THUNDERSTORMS
                       WILL GENERALLY MOVE FROM WEST TO EAST AT
                       ABOUT 10 MPH.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 86-90.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 24-29 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........TERRAIN DOMINATED AT LESS THAN 6 MPH...
                       BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST AT 7 TO 10 MPH AFTER
                       1400. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 6 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/39309 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       POOR/34500 KNOT-FT BY MID AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
                       CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......40 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 53-57.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 59-64 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH THROUGH
                       2200...TURNING LIGHT AND TERRAIN DOMINATED
                       AT LESS THAN 6 MPH THEREAFTER. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/31500 KNOT-FT BY EARLY EVENING AND
                       POOR/3000 KNOT-FT BY LATE EVENING.

FOR SUNDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                       AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
                       CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 85-89.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 22-27 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                       7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH 7 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/73500 KNOT-FT AT 1200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...FAIR/59595 KNOT-FT AROUND MID MORNING AND
                       POOR/28138 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

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REQUESTED BY...641
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160723.ROCKT.01/ABQ



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