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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SLAUGHTER MESA RX...SILVER CITY DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
841 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0840 MDT ON MARCH 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
VERY GOOD  MIXING HEIGHTS ARE IN STORE THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AS
TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL. WEST WINDS WILL
DOMINATE EXCEPT NEAR THUNDERSTORMS WHICH COULD DEVELOP LATER AS AN
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTHWEST. THIS AFTERNOON
AND INTO THE EVENING ALTHOUGH THEY SHOULD REMAIN ISOLATED IN NATURE.
OVERNIGHT WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND GENERALLY TERRAIN DOMINATED.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE UNDER 5 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    WEST 6 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 12700-13400
                    FT AGL EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........GOOD(70000 KT-FEET) BY 10 AM...THEN BECOMING
                    EXCELLENT(156000 KT-FEET) BY 2 PM.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). ISOLATED EVENING SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE 2 TO 7 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13900-15200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........VERY GOOD(145000 KT-FEET).

$$
FORECASTER...GRZYWACZ
REQUESTED BY...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150330.SLAUG.01/EPZ





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