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SPOT FORECAST FOR CIRCLE...GILA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
203 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1337 MDT ON AUGUST 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVING THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS WILL CARRY DRIER AIR
INTO CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...LIMITING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TONIGHT.  STORMM CHANCES LOOK A LITTLE BETTER WEDNESDAY...AS BETTER LIFT
ASSOCIATED WITH THE TROUGH MOVES OVER THE AREA.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 7 TO 12 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10600-11000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD (99300 KNOT-FT).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH 5 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 4 KNOTS.


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FORECASTER...TRIPOLI
REQUESTED BY...SILVER CITY INTERAGENCY DISPATCH CENTER
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160823.CIRCL.01/EPZ



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