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FNUS74 KEPZ 301848
FWSEPZ

SPOT FORECAST FOR SPUR...GILA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1248 PM MDT MON MAY 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1221 MDT ON MAY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
THE RISK OF DRY LIGHTNING EXISTS THROUGH WEDNESDAY ALONG WITH STRONG
GUSTY WINDS NEAR CLOUD BUILDUPS/TSTMS. LOW  LEVEL MOISTURE IS SLOWLY
WORKING IT`S WAY INTO THE AREA FROM THE SOUTH SOUTHEAST. THERE IS A
SLIGHT RISK OF ISOLATED SHOWERS THUNDERSTORM MONDAY AND TUESDAY MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. ON WEDNESDAY, WINDS WILL SHIFT MORE EASTERLY WITH
MORE MOISTURE  AVAILABLE FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. THIS PATTERN WILL
CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY AND BY FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND, MOISTURE WILL
DECREASE.




.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
CWR.................5-10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH SW 9 TO 14 MPH ISOLD GUST 18 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11900-12700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......EXCELLENT (213300 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 9 TO 14 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........5-10 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST 5 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 8
                    TO 10-15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 15700-16400 FT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 4 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD (78800 KNOT-FT).

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FORECASTER...NOVLAN
REQUESTED BY...SILVER CITY DISPATCH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160530.SPUR_.01/EPZ


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