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FNUS74 KEPZ 241645
FWSEPZ

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR LOWER ELK RX...BIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
945 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0955 MST ON DECEMBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHT WINDS AND A LITTLE WARMER TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BECOMES
CENTERED OVER NEW MEXICO. CHANGES ARE IN STORE STARTING CHRISTMAS
DAY WITH A STRONG UPPER LOW MOVING INTO THE FOUR CORNERS REGION AND
A STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW DEVELOPING. WINDS TOMORROW WILL BE AT LEAST
20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH OR STRONGER. NO MOISTURE INCREASE
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...SO MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE
FALLING INTO THE TEENS. SOME SNOW IS POSSIBLE GOING INTO THURSDAY
NIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY.

.TODAY...

CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 3 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 3 TO 8 MPH INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 MPH
                    AROUND MIDNIGHT.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...

CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST-SOUTHWEST 18 TO 28 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

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FORECASTER...GRZYWACZ
REQUESTED BY...B LA HARRINGTON
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141224.LOWER.01/EPZ






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