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FNUS74 KEPZ 241439
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SPUR...GILA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
839 AM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0816 MDT ON MAY 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES REMAINING NEAR NORMAL. VERY
DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FALLING
TO NEAR 10 PERCENT THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. WINDS WILL BE
INCREASING EACH AFTERNOON TO AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH CREATING
NEAR RED FLAG CONDITIONS. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT
FOR WEDNESDAY WHICH IS EXPECTED TO HAVE THE STRONGEST WINDS
OF THE WEEK.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........8-12 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9100-9400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT (207100 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTH
                    3 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........6-11 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 4 TO 9 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8200-9300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT (229000 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...GRZYWACZ
REQUESTED BY...SILVER CITY DISPATCH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160524.SPUR_.01/EPZ



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