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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PERK PILES RX...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1108 AM MST MON FEB 23 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1055 MST ON FEBRUARY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL COMBINE WITH COLD AIR AT THE
SURFACE TO BRING CHANCES OF SNOW UNTIL EVENING. DRIER AIR MOVES IN
BY EVENING INTO TONIGHT. WESTERLY WINDS WILL BRING MILDER TEMPERATURES FOR
THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK. HOWEVER ANOTHER UPPER DISTURBANCES WILL ALSO
RESULT IN CHANCES FOR RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOWS ON TUESDAY AND AGAIN
NEXT WEEKEND. IN ADDITION WINDY CONDITIONS ARE ALSO EXPECTED
TOMORROW.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                    SHOWERS. 1 TO 2 INCHES MORE SNOW POSSIBLE IN
                    SOME AREAS.
CWR.................50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST TO SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 G 15 KTS MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........20000 KT FT POOR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. 1-2 INCHES POSSIBLE.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 9 TO 14 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 13 TO 18  GUST 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4700-6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
VENT CAT............60000 KT FT BY AFTERNOON GOOD.

$$
FORECASTER...NOVLAN
REQUESTED BY...DANIEL RAY
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150223.PERKP.01/EPZ





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