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FNUS74 KEPZ 231627
FWSEPZ

SPOT FORECAST FOR TIMBER...GILA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1027 AM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1011 MDT ON JULY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DEEP MOISTURE ACROSS THE REGION IS ON THE DECREASE...BUT THERE
WILL CONTINUE TO BE ENOUGH FOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP TODAY. ANOTHER MOISTURE INCREASE WILL
START SUNDAY WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR THE EARLY PART OF NEXT
WEEK AS MOISTURE GETS RECYCLED AROUND UPPER HIGH WHICH WILL BE
SLOWLY SHIFTING WEST FROM NORTHERN NEW MEXICO INTO THE SOUTHERN
NEVADA REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARM WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
FALLING INTO THE 20S THIS WEEKEND.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT) BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11800-13300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 6 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    IN AFTERNOON.
MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD (72800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 3 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12400-13600
                    FT AGL EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD (74100 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...GRZYWACZ
REQUESTED BY...SILVER CITY DISPATCH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160723.TIMBE.01/EPZ



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