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FNUS74 KEPZ 261515
FWSEPZ

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR D5 PILES...WILDERNESS RD GNF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
815 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0830 MST ON JANUARY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW OFF THE BAJA PENINSULA WILL SPREAD MORE CLOUDINESS
OVER THE AREA TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. IT WILL BRING A FEW
SHOWERS LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY MORNING MAINLY WEST
OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. ANY SNOW SHOULD BE CONFINED TO THE VERY
HIGHEST ELEVATIONS. ANOTHER UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE OFF THE
PACIFIC TO THE BAJA THURSDAY AFTERNOON...SPREADING MORE CLOUDS AND
ANOTHER CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SHOWERS WILL BEGIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON
AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY (40-90 PERCENT). SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST 5 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 1800-3000 FT AGL IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
VENT CAT............30000 KT FT POOR

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CWR.................50 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
CWR.................20 PERCENT DECREASING TO 10 PERCENT IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
VENT CAT............25000 KT FT   POOR

$$
FORECASTER...NOVLAN
REQUESTED BY...LIZ CARVER
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150126.D5PIL.01/EPZ






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