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FNUS74 KEPZ 272332
FWSEPZ

SPOT FORECAST FOR GATTON PARK RX 1...SILVER CITY DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
532 PM MDT WED APR 27 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1725 MDT ON APRIL 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY
   FOR EXPOSED AREAS AND MOUNTAIN TOPS...

.DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION ON THURSDAY WITH
DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS WITH ELEVATED FIRE DANGER JUST BELOW RED FLAG
IN THE GILA WILDERNESS THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. WESTERLY WIND
SPEEDS WILL BE LOWER FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND WITH SOMEWHAT HIGHER HUMIDITY
VALUES. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH ISOLD GUST 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-16 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH INCREASING
                    TO 12 TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 22 MPH.
                    HIGHER WINDS EXPOSED AREAS/MTN TOPS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-210 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11200-12900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT (424600 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...NOVLAN
REQUESTED BY...USFS
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160427.GATTO.02/EPZ


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