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SPOT FORECAST FOR SPUR...GILA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1031 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1012 MDT ON MAY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW WILL BE MOVING THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS REGION TODAY
AND A MORE WESTERLY FLOW WILL SETUP OVER THE REGION. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE ABOUT 7 TO 10 DEGREES COOLER TODAY WITH THIS SYSTEM. WINDS
SPEEDS WILL BE SIMILAR TO YESTERDAY...BUT THERE WILL BE ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON WHICH COULD PRODUCE
SOME DRY LIGHTNING. TEMPERATURES WILL START TO WARM BACK UP FRIDAY
WITH DRY CONDITIONS CONTINUING...BUT WINDS WILL NOT BE A MAJOR
ISSUE.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    WITH DRY LIGHTNING POSSIBLE.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING WEST-SOUTHWEST
                    6 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 12800-14100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT (174800 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 2 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 8 KNOTS.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST-NORTHWEST 5 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11500-12900 FT
                    AGL INCREASING TO 13000-13500.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT (180400 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...GRZYWACZ
REQUESTED BY...SILVER CITY DISPATCH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160526.SPUR_.01/EPZ



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