Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RED CANYON...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
729 AM MDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

DISCUSSION...
GOOD CHANCES FOR SOAKING RAINS CONTINUE THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.
STORMS WILL BE NEAR STATIONARY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BUT WILL
MOVE FROM WEST TO EAST ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. VENT RATES LOOK TO BE
IMPROVING THIS WEEKEND COMPARED TO THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS.

FOR TODAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY
                       CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                       IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT INCREASING TO 70 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70-74.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 51-56 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                       WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 11 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/91267 KNOT-FT AT 900 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/19840 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/85351 KNOT-FT BY MID-AFTERNOON.

FOR TONIGHT
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
                       MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......50 PERCENT DECREASING TO 30 PERCENT AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
   TEMPERATURE.........MIN 57-61.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MAX 77-82 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                       NORTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY
                       AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                       THUNDERSTORMS.
   VENTILATION TREND...GOOD/83417 KNOT-FT BY EARLY-EVENING AND
                       POOR/30750 KNOT-FT BY LATE-EVENING.

FOR SUNDAY
   CLOUDS/WEATHER......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                       THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY
                       CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                       IN THE AFTERNOON.
   CHC OF PRECIP.......30 PERCENT INCREASING TO 70 PERCENT IN THE
                       AFTERNOON.
   TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70-73.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MIN 50-55 PERCENT.
   20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                       7 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                       ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
   MIXING HEIGHT.......7900 FT AGL.
   TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 13 KNOTS.
   MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD/69927 KNOT-FT AT 200 LOCAL.
   VENTILATION TREND...POOR/17406 KNOT-FT AROUND MID-MORNING AND
                       GOOD/66576 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...11

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REQUESTED BY...SILVER CITY IHC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150704.REDCA.01/ABQ



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