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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR RED HILL...STATE FORESTRY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
804 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0748 MDT ON MAY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
TODAY AND TONIGHT A FEW WEAK DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE PAST THE
REGION AND TONIGHT AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS EAST FROM THE
COAST OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. THIS WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF
MAINLY HIGH BASED SHOWER ACTIVITY TO THE FIRE ZONE. INITIALLY
MOST OF THE SHOWERS WILL EVAPORATE BEFORE REACHING THE SURFACE
WHICH WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS. LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION
IS EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. MIN RH VALUES WILL RUN ABOUT 2O
PERCENT FOR THE FIRE WEATHER ZONES. AS DEEP WESTERLY FLOW DEVELOPS
TOMORROW MIN RH VALUES WILL DROP ABOUT 5 PERCENT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 7 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8200-9800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........VERY GOOD (117600 KT-FT).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6700-8000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........POOR (12600 KT-FT).


.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 8 TO 13 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9400-10900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (150600 KT-FT).

$$
FORECASTER...PAZOS
REQUESTED BY...IC
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150504.REDHI.01/EPZ





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