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FNUS74 KEPZ 111516
FWSEPZ

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR GRINDSTONE RX...LNF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
916 AM MDT THU SEP 11 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0915 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 11.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK FRONT PUSHED IN FROM THE EAST LAST NIGHT...BRINGING EAST
TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR THE SURFACE AND INCREASING MOISTURE. THIS
WILL LEAD TO INCREASED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ACROSS THE
AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT COMING IN FROM THE
PLAINS COULD TRIGGER LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO
SATURDAY MORNING...WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING AS MUCH AS 10 TO 15
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL TOMORROW THROUGH SUNDAY. HAINES INDICES VERY
LOW (2 OR 3) THIS AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY. SPOTTY UPSLOPE FOG AND
DRIZZLE SATURDAY MORNING...THEN DRIER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST TO SOUTHEAST 4 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 7 KNOTS.
VENTILATION.........FAIR (49000 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................50 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 7 KNOTS.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST 6 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
VENTILATION.........FAIR (50000 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...PARK
REQUESTED BY...NM-ADC
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140911.GRIND.01/EPZ






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