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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST MTN PILES...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
933 AM MDT WED APR 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0930 MDT ON APRIL 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT FOLLOWED BY WESTERLY WINDS WILL BRING MUCH WARMER
AND DRY WEATHER TO THE FIRE WEATHER ZONES OF SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
AND WEST TEXAS TODAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
MAY BRING BREEZY WESTERLY WINDS...SOME INCREASED CLOUDINESS AND A
FEW MAINLY MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS BY NEXT TUESDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
CWR.................
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH GUST 15 MPH AFTN HRS..
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8600-9900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
VENT CAT............FAIR 50000 KT FT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
CWR.................
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 7 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
CWR.................
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 10 TO 15 MPH GUST 20 MPH AFTN HRS..
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11000-11500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
VENT CAT............GOOD 89000 KT FT.

$$
FORECASTER...NOVLAN
REQUESTED BY...NM-ADC
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150429.WESTM.01/EPZ






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