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FNUS74 KEPZ 271707
FWSEPZ

SPOT FORECAST FOR TIMBER...GILA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1107 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1045 MDT ON JULY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
EXPECT SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON, PERHAPS LAGGING ABOUT
AN HOUR OR TWO BEHIND THE USUAL START TIME. LIGHT TERRAIN DOMINATED
FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON, AWAY FROM THUNDERSTORMS.
EXPECT EXCELLENT RH RECOVERY OVERNIGHT WITH A GOOD CHANCE OF WETTING
RAINS THIS AFTERNOON.  SOME SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR MOVES IN TOMORROW, BUT
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE GILA REGION SHOULD STILL BE FAVORABLE FOR
AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY AGAIN TOMORROW.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........INCREASING CLOUDS...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........TERRAIN-DOMINATED 3 TO 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 7 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......GOOD (64400 KNOT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 4 KNOTS.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST 5 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 11900-12700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
MAX VENT RATE.......VERY GOOD (142700 KNOT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...HARDIMAN
REQUESTED BY...SILVER CITY DISPATCH
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160727.TIMBE.01/EPZ



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