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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR JORNADA RX   VO ALLOTMENT...NM-LCD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
945 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0915 MDT ON APRIL 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND ESPECIALLY
THURSDAY...AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVES THROUGH THE INTER-
MOUNTAIN WEST AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES.  THIS WILL MEAN GUSTY WEST WINDS
TODAY AND THURSDAY. HIGHEST WINDS WILL BE THURSDAY.


.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........7-12 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH AROUND 5 MPH THROUGH MID MORNING...INCREASING
                    AND SHIFTING WEST 10-18 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON WITH
                    OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 1100 FT AGL IN THE MORNING...INCREASING
                    TO 7600 FT AGL EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 13100-13400 FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........5000 KNOT-FEET(POOR) IN THE MORNING...INCREASING
                    TO 132000 KNOT-FEET(VERY GOOD) IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 12 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10800-12500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........1-6 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO 22-27 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000-9400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........16800 KNOT-FEET(POOR) LATE IN THE MORNING...INCREASING
                    TO 182800 KNOT-FEET(EXCELLENT) IN THE AFTERNOON.


$$
FORECASTER...TRIPOLI
REQUESTED BY...NM-ADC
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150401.JORNA.01/EPZ







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