Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
000
FNUS74 KEPZ 252319
FWSEPZ

SPOT FORECAST FOR SPUR...GILA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
519 PM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1707 MDT ON MAY 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
WINDS HAVE BEEN SLOW TO MATERIALIZE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AS THE
STRONGER SOUTHWEST WINDS HAVE STAYED SOUTH OF THE AREA OF
CONCERN. THE POTENTIAL STILL EXISTS FOR SOME GUSTY WINDS THIS
EVENING WITH GENERALLY LIGHTER WINDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL
SHIFT MORE WESTERLY AND NOT BE AS STRONG FOR THURSDAY AS THE
STORM SYSTEM RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INCREASED WINDS WILL BE MOVING
AWAY FROM THE REGION.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 12 TO 17 MPH DECREASING TO
                    AROUND 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 9 KNOTS.
VENT CATEGORY.......POOR (3600 KNOT-FT OVERNIGHT)

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 8 TO 13 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11300-12800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT (165100 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...LANEY
REQUESTED BY...SILVER CITY DISPATCH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160525.SPUR_.02/EPZ



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.